By Ashley Scoby
Although it appears a long shot, the Lions reportedly requested permission to interview Duke Tobin, the Bengals’ personnel chief, for their open general manager position.READ MORE: MDOT Closing Pedestrian Bridge Over I-94 Near Wayne State University For Repairs
The Detroit Free Press also reported that Tobin would not be leaving Cincinnati, even though Detroit has put in its request.READ MORE: 3 Charged After Woman's Body Found In Trunk Of Burning Car
This week kicks off a busy few days on the NFL carousel, both coaching and front office. On Monday, Schefter reported that the Lions would interview the Patriots’ Bob Quinn and the Seahawks’ Trent Kirchner.
Ernie Accorsi is currently leading the charge for the Lions’ search process. The former NFL general manager (with the Colts, Browns and Giants) was hired before the season ended, to help new president Rod Wood, team owner Martha Firestone Ford and the rest of the team’s board find the next GM.MORE NEWS: Are You The Winner? Ticket Worth $25K A Year For Life Sold On Michigan Lottery Website
Neither Wood nor Ford have commented publicly about the search.