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Lions notes: Detroit seeks help for GM, president search

Today's Lions notes looks at the Ford family and their search for a new general manager and president.

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  • The Detroit Lions have officially hired a firm to help in the search for their new front office vacancies: This is not rare by any means. In fact, the NFL itself offers plenty of resources for team owners to help find appropriate candidates for front office jobs.
  • Don Carey wrote a blog entry on Martin Mayhew's departure, thanking him for giving Carey a chance.
  • Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press pointed out a slightly-concerning power struggle that seems to be happening within the Ford family right now.
  • The Lions announced the halftime entertainment for their Thanksgiving game this year:
  • The Onion took another shot -- albeit hilarious -- at the Lions.
  • If you're wondering why our logo says "It's On Us," it is part of our partnership with SB Nation to fight against sexual assault. To learn more about the cause and make your own pledge to stop sexual assault, visit

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