Meet the Detroit Lions GM candidate: Lance Newmark
The Detroit Lions it is expected that Interview a wide range of candidates For both Coach And the General Manager jobs. They began interviewing GM in early December, and are expected to continue speaking to candidates for both positions in early 2021. As part of an ongoing series, here’s a look at one well-known candidate on the lions list:
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The current role: Director player of the Detroit Lions
background: Newmark is the longest-lived Lions employee by scouts. He joined the team as an assistant in the Players Personnel Division under Ron Hughes and survived three system changes due to his trusted work as a University Scout, with whom he has deep ties to the West Coast. A National Scout for three years and a Lions Director of Scouts for two years, Newmark helped oversee both professional exploration departments and colleges under Former General Manager Bob Quinn. Before joining Lions, he spent two years with the San Diego Chargers as a staff assistant.
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When he gave the interview: The week of December 7.
Why is it logicalNewmark has a broad history of assessing college talent, and building by draft is the lifeblood of every NFL team. Currently, it is part of the truth about lions The general manager group made the menu decisions Since Quinn was fired, and after two decades working in the Lions’ personnel department, he must have had a deep understanding of how and where the organization went wrong.
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Why not: Lions risk a PR nightmare if they upgrade from within, again, after promising a thorough search for the coach and general manager. The team would like to hire an experienced hand in one of the two positions, and as much as Newmark is respected, he has spent 23 of the 25 NFL seasons in Detroit.
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