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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Detroit Lions notes: Time to cut, updates on Calvin Johnson, Titus YoungOnce the confetti flies after the Super Bowl, the NFL gets down to business for
Detroit Lions notes: Time to cut, updates on Calvin Johnson, Titus Young
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
Once the confetti flies after the Super Bowl, the NFL gets down to business for the 2016 season. Monday is the first day that the Lions and other NFL teams are allowed to cut players that are under contract for the 2016 season. The Lions could have... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Time to cut, updates on Calvin Johnson, Titus YoungOnce the confetti flies after the Super Bowl, the NFL gets down to business for
Time to cut, updates on Calvin Johnson, Titus Young
The Oakland Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Once the confetti flies after the Super Bowl, the NFL gets down to business for the 2016 season. Monday is the first day that the Lions and other NFL teams are allowed to cut players that are under contract for the 2016 season. The Lions could have... Read more
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SportingNews
Barry Sanders: Calvin Johnson retiring 'would be devastating'Calvin Johnson followed in Barry Sanders' footsteps on the field as one of the
Barry Sanders: Calvin Johnson retiring 'would be devastating'
SportingNews / Posted 16 hours ago
Calvin Johnson followed in Barry Sanders' footsteps on the field as one of the most electric players in Lions history, but the Hall of Fame running back hopes Johnson doesn't make the same move he did and retire in his prime. "It would certainly be... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
New Lions president retools business unit to boost team revenueDetroit Lions President Rod Wood Rod Wood Rookie Detroit Lions President Rod W
New Lions president retools business unit to boost team revenue
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 18 hours ago
Detroit Lions President Rod Wood Rod Wood Rookie Detroit Lions President Rod Wood doesn’t have experience in pro football but is using his years in the corporate world to reshape the long-struggling team. Wood spoke with Crain’s last week about his... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions president Rod Wood 'optimistic' about 2016, despite roster holesThe Detroit Lions went 7-9 last year and are on the precipice of losing their b
Detroit Lions president Rod Wood 'optimistic' about 2016, despite roster holes
MLive.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The Detroit Lions went 7-9 last year and are on the precipice of losing their biggest star, but none of that has deterred the club's new president. "Not going to make any predictions, but I'm pretty optimistic," Rod Wood told reporters this week in... Read more
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ESPN
Sanders: Johnson retiring 'would be devastating'While Calvin Johnson mulls whether or not to return to the Detroit Lions, anoth
Sanders: Johnson retiring 'would be devastating'
ESPN / Posted 19 hours ago
While Calvin Johnson mulls whether or not to return to the Detroit Lions, another Lions' legend knows the effect it will have on the franchise if Johnson does indeed hang up his spikes. "It would certainly be difficult," Hall of Fame running back... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Lions to consider improvements at Ford FieldDetroit Lions President Rod Wood The Detroit Lions may turn some of Ford Field
Lions to consider improvements at Ford Field
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 19 hours ago
Detroit Lions President Rod Wood The Detroit Lions may turn some of Ford Field's 132 suites into club or other gathering space under a plan to refresh the $500 million stadium that opened in 2002. New President Rod Wood said the team has asked the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Lions to give Calvin Johnson time, but the clock is still tickingThe Lions want receiver Calvin Johnson to take his time regarding his decision
Lions to give Calvin Johnson time, but the clock is still ticking
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
The Lions want receiver Calvin Johnson to take his time regarding his decision to retire. But even though they have yet to say it, their patience can’t be open-ended. “Right now I want him to come to his own conclusion and decide what he wants to... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions considering upgrading scoreboards, other projects at Ford FieldFord Field remains one of the better venues in the NFL. But now that it's headi
Detroit Lions considering upgrading scoreboards, other projects at Ford Field
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
Ford Field remains one of the better venues in the NFL. But now that it's heading into its 15th season, some features are starting to show initial signs of age. Consider the scoreboards. There are two of them -- one in each end zone -- that measure... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions expected to have alternative uniforms in 2016The Detroit Lions haven't worn an alternative, third uniform since the 2010 sea
Detroit Lions expected to have alternative uniforms in 2016
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Detroit Lions haven't worn an alternative, third uniform since the 2010 season, when they broke out the throwbacks for a Thanksgiving tilt against the New England Patriots. That's expected to change in 2016, although team president Rod Wood isn't... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Sharp: It's Patriot Way for Quinn not to call MegatronNew GM may need to make tough calls for Lions’ future, but unpopular moves ofte
Sharp: It's Patriot Way for Quinn not to call Megatron
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
New GM may need to make tough calls for Lions’ future, but unpopular moves often lead to titles “The Patriot Way” isn’t often pretty. Or classy. But it wins Super Bowls. And isn’t that the reason Lions owner Martha Ford entrusted Bob Quinn with... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Goodell: Megatron marks no trend of early retirementNFL commissioner speaks at Super Bowl 50, says players for the most part still
Goodell: Megatron marks no trend of early retirement
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
NFL commissioner speaks at Super Bowl 50, says players for the most part still love the game of football SAN FRANCISCO - Calvin Johnson may have caught his last football, but NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said today that he's not worried about... Read more
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MLive.com
Lions' Rod Wood speaks with Calvin Johnson: 'We're going to give him time'The Detroit Lions have met with Calvin Johnson after all. Much has been made o
Lions' Rod Wood speaks with Calvin Johnson: 'We're going to give him time'
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Detroit Lions have met with Calvin Johnson after all. Much has been made of new general manager Bob Quinn saying he hadn't spoken with Johnson, who is considering retirement, but team president Rod Wood said he's talked with the receiver several... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Lions oust front office exec Sheldon White after 19 yearsThe Detroit Lions front office purge continued Thursday: The team confirmed it
Lions oust front office exec Sheldon White after 19 years
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
The Detroit Lions front office purge continued Thursday: The team confirmed it has fired 19-season veteran Sheldon White, who had been vice president of pro personnel since 2009. White was interim general manager after Martin Mayhew was fired, along... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions continue front office makover, parting ways with Sheldon WhiteThe Detroit Lions have parted ways with longtime director of pro personnel Shel
Detroit Lions continue front office makover, parting ways with Sheldon White
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Detroit Lions have parted ways with longtime director of pro personnel Sheldon White, multiple sources have confirmed with MLive. White, who played for the Lions from 1990-92, rejoined the organization as a scout in 1997. He was promoted to... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions raising cost of season tickets for third consecutive yearFor the third consecutive year, and fourth time in five years, the Detroit Lion
Detroit Lions raising cost of season tickets for third consecutive year
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
For the third consecutive year, and fourth time in five years, the Detroit Lions are raising the price on season tickets. In a renewal letter to season-ticket holders, team president Rod Wood referred to the pricing increase as "modest." Requests... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
New Lions president: Calvin Johnson has earned right to make retirement decision on his timelineCommentsEmailPrint Calvin Johnson, arguably the best Detroit Lion since Barry
New Lions president: Calvin Johnson has earned right to make retirement decision on his timeline
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
CommentsEmailPrint Calvin Johnson, arguably the best Detroit Lion since Barry Sanders, has earned the right to mull retirement at his leisure, new team... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Lions promote from within to fill top business development jobKelly Kozole named SVP of business development, reporting to new team President
Lions promote from within to fill top business development job
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
Kelly Kozole named SVP of business development, reporting to new team President Rod WoodCommentsEmailPrint The Detroit Lions have a new quarterback for their business operations. The... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Sports briefsMARQUETTE - Completing a weekend series, the Marquette Iron Rangers hockey team
Sports briefs
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
MARQUETTE - Completing a weekend series, the Marquette Iron Rangers hockey team will host the Eagle River (Wisconsin) Falcons at 8 tonight in Lakeview Arena. Entering Friday night's game between the two, the Falcons were 3-9 in the North Division,... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions reportedly looking to add salary cap specialist to front officeThe Detroit Lions are reportedly looking into a front office addition to handle
Detroit Lions reportedly looking to add salary cap specialist to front office
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Detroit Lions are reportedly looking into a front office addition to handle the team's salary cap, according to multiple reports. The most recently reported candidate, according to Fox Sports, is New York Giants director of football operations... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Marketing VP Elizabeth Parkinson no longer with Lions amid front office shakeupThe Detroit Lions on Wednesday confirmed the exit of another senior executive:
Marketing VP Elizabeth Parkinson no longer with Lions amid front office shakeup
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
The Detroit Lions on Wednesday confirmed the exit of another senior executive: Elizabeth Parkinson, the team’s senior vice president of marketing and partnerships. The team declined to offer any specifics other than to confirm she no longer works... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Detroit Lions look to change one neighborhood at a timeDETROIT >> When Ron Rice was a rookie with the Detroit Lions, he lived at his p
Detroit Lions look to change one neighborhood at a time
The Oakland Press / Posted 11 days ago
DETROIT >> When Ron Rice was a rookie with the Detroit Lions, he lived at his parents house in the Grandmont neighborhood. The former safety took the ribbing from his Lions teammates daily for still living with his mom and dad, then went home and... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Bob Quinn gave up real power as GM of Detroit Lions by retaining Jim CaldwellBob Quinn, with his New England Patriots’ pedigree, has the resume to be an out
Bob Quinn gave up real power as GM of Detroit Lions by retaining Jim Caldwell
The Oakland Press / Posted 23 days ago
Bob Quinn, with his New England Patriots’ pedigree, has the resume to be an outstanding general manager for the Detroit Lions. But he has not been in this lofty position before, and Quinn has made his first big call: To retain Jim Caldwell as head... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coachDETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giv
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coach
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giving him a chance to work with new general manager Bob Quinn. It was Quinn’s call whether to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. “As I stated Monday,... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coachDETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giv
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coach
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giving him a chance to work with new general manager Bob Quinn. It was Quinn’s call whether to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. “As I stated Monday,... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coachDETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giv
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coach
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 23 days ago
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giving him a chance to work with new general manager Bob Quinn. It was Quinn’s call whether to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. “As I stated Monday,... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coachDETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giv
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coach
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 23 days ago
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giving him a chance to work with new general manager Bob Quinn. It was Quinn’s call whether to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. “As I stated Monday,... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coachDETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giv
Detroit Lions keep Jim Caldwell for 3rd year as head coach
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season, giving him a chance to work with new general manager Bob Quinn. It was Quinn’s call whether to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. “As I stated Monday,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GMFILE - In this Nov. 26, 2015, file photo, then-Philadelphia Eagles head coach C
Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GM
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2015, file photo, then-Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, left, talks with Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell before an NFL football game, in Detroit. The Detroit Lions have retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Lions to retain head coach Jim CaldwellBecause of the strong finish to the 2015 season, the Detroit Lions will keep Ji
Lions to retain head coach Jim Caldwell
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 23 days ago
Because of the strong finish to the 2015 season, the Detroit Lions will keep Jim Caldwell as head coach next year, the team announced Friday morning. “As I stated Monday, I was looking forward to the opportunity to get to know Jim,” new Lions... Read more
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ESPN
Lions stand pat, stick with Caldwell as coachThe Detroit Lions are staying with Jim Caldwell as their head coach, the team a
Lions stand pat, stick with Caldwell as coach
ESPN / Posted 23 days ago
The Detroit Lions are staying with Jim Caldwell as their head coach, the team announced Friday. "After spending a significant amount of time together, it is clear that our football philosophies are very similar," new general manager Dan Quinn said... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Chip Kelly lands with 49ersThe Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Chip Kelly lands with 49ers
NFL.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Giants promote Ben McAdooThe Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Giants promote Ben McAdoo
NFL.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Coughlin meeting again with EaglesThe Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Coughlin meeting again with Eagles
NFL.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Tom Coughlin meets with 49ersThe Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Tom Coughlin meets with 49ers
NFL.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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The Alpena News
New Lions GM undecided on coach Jim Caldwell’s futureBy LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — Bob Quinn gets to decide Jim Cald
New Lions GM undecided on coach Jim Caldwell’s future
The Alpena News / Posted 26 days ago
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — Bob Quinn gets to decide Jim Caldwell’s fate with the Detroit Lions. The new general manager doesn’t sound like he is in a rush to tell the current coach his plans. “I’m not going to make a snap... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Hue Jackson to interview with GiantsThe Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Hue Jackson to interview with Giants
NFL.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Detroit Lions — Five things to know about Bob Quinn and his philosophiesALLEN PARK >> Bob Quinn came to his first interview with the Lions organization
Detroit Lions — Five things to know about Bob Quinn and his philosophies
The Oakland Press / Posted 27 days ago
ALLEN PARK >> Bob Quinn came to his first interview with the Lions organization with ideas, philosophies and handouts. President Rod Wood wouldn’t be specific, but it was clear to those interviewing Quinn for the Lions general manager opening —... Read more
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MLive.com
Bob Quinn's Detroit Lions contract reportedly 5 years; Rod Wood clarifies team's power structureALLEN PARK -- While the financial terms have not been released, Bob Quinn's con
Bob Quinn's Detroit Lions contract reportedly 5 years; Rod Wood clarifies team's power structure
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
ALLEN PARK -- While the financial terms have not been released, Bob Quinn's contract with the Detroit Lions is for five seasons, according to an ESPN report. Team president Rod Wood declined to confirm the report, saying only that Quin signed a... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Hue to interview with GiantsThe Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Hue to interview with Giants
NFL.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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MLive.com
Live updates: Introductory press conference for Detroit Lions GM Bob QuinnPlease note, all statements in this post will be paraphrased, unless quotation
Live updates: Introductory press conference for Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
Please note, all statements in this post will be paraphrased, unless quotation marks are used. Refresh often for updates once the press conference begins. Newest updates will be at the top. -- Quinn said it's hard to evaluate a roster until you talk... Read more
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TSN
Lions hire Accorsi as special advisorALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions have hired Ernie Accorsi to be a special
Lions hire Accorsi as special advisor
TSN / Posted 27 days ago
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions have hired Ernie Accorsi to be a special advisor to team president Rod Wood. Accorsi assisted the Lions in their search for general manager Bob Quinn, who agreed to a deal with the franchise Friday night.... Read more
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MLive.com
Ernie Accorsi says Martha Ford was involved in every aspect of Detroit Lions' GM searchALLEN PARK -- After assisting the Chicago Bears in selecting both a general man
Ernie Accorsi says Martha Ford was involved in every aspect of Detroit Lions' GM search
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
ALLEN PARK -- After assisting the Chicago Bears in selecting both a general manager and coach in 2015, 74-year-old Ernie Accorsi was ready to get out of the consulting game. "It was both jobs and I really decided, at my age, I wasn't going to do it... Read more
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NFL.com
Coaching tracker: Hue Jackson frontrunner for 49ers?The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kick
Coaching tracker: Hue Jackson frontrunner for 49ers?
NFL.com / Posted 28 days ago
The Eagles' firing of Chip Kelly days before the end of the regular season kickstarted the coaching carousel, and more big moves followed soon after. Check back here for the latest news on coaching changes, hires, interviews and reports all... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Lions hire Ernie Accorsi as advisor to team presidentALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have hired Ernie Accorsi to be a s
Lions hire Ernie Accorsi as advisor to team president
News 10 WILX / Posted 28 days ago
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have hired Ernie Accorsi to be a special advisor to team president Rod Wood. Accorsi assisted the Lions in their search for general manager Bob Quinn, who agreed to a deal with the franchise Friday night.... Read more
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TSN
Lions hire Accorsi as special advisor to team presidentALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions have hired Ernie Accorsi to be a special
Lions hire Accorsi as special advisor to team president
TSN / Posted 28 days ago
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions have hired Ernie Accorsi to be a special advisor to team president Rod Wood. Accorsi assisted the Lions in their search for general manager Bob Quinn, who agreed to a deal with the franchise Friday night.... Read more
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MLive.com
Ernie Accorsi staying on with Lions as special advisor to Rod WoodALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions' new-look front office continues to evolve, thi
Ernie Accorsi staying on with Lions as special advisor to Rod Wood
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions' new-look front office continues to evolve, this time with a new position as well as a new face. Ernie Accorsi, contracted by the Lions to assist their general manager search, has been hired to stay on with the club... Read more
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ESPN
With GM hired, Lions keep Accorsi in adviser roleFinished with his task of helping the Detroit Lions complete their general mana
With GM hired, Lions keep Accorsi in adviser role
ESPN / Posted 28 days ago
Finished with his task of helping the Detroit Lions complete their general manager search, Ernie Accorsi has been hired to stay on as a special adviser to team president Rod Wood. Accorsi said his role will be whatever Wood asks him to do but that... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Ernie Accorsi: GM Bob Quinn will bring the Patriots’ philosophy to LionsErnie Accorsi, who guided the Detroit Lions through the process to hire Bob Qui
Ernie Accorsi: GM Bob Quinn will bring the Patriots’ philosophy to Lions
The Oakland Press / Posted 28 days ago
Ernie Accorsi, who guided the Detroit Lions through the process to hire Bob Quinn, gives credit to New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick for his help. Quinn spent the last 16 seasons working for the Patriots where he was director of pro... Read more
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MLive.com
Lions president Rod Wood could wind up wielding more power than expectedALLEN PARK -- New Detroit Lions president Rod Wood doesn't have any football ex
Lions president Rod Wood could wind up wielding more power than expected
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
ALLEN PARK -- New Detroit Lions president Rod Wood doesn't have any football experience, which he readily admits. But the club said it wasn't concerned about that because he won't be handling football decisions. He won't even be touching the cap.... Read more
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