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Joe Barry Hired As New Defensive Coordinator

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More on this later tonight or tomorrow.  But for now, here's the AP story:

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions hired coach Rod Marinelli's son-in-law, Joe Barry, as the new defensive coordinator on Wednesday.

The Lions said Barry would be introduced at a news conference Wednesday morning at the team's practice facility.

Barry, the linebackers coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, takes over for Donnie Henderson, who was fired Tuesday, two days after the team finished a dismal 3-13 season.