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Lions notes: A rundown of Ernie Accorsi's teleconference

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Ernie Accorsi spoke with the media on Sunday. Here are the important tidbits.

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On Sunday, Ernie Accorsi spoke with the media to discuss his new role with the team, the Detroit Lions' process in hiring new general manager Bob Quinn and Martha Ford. Here's a breakdown of the teleconference:

  • When Accorsi met Quinn, he immediately knew he was a Star, Man:
  • Contrary to initial reports, Quinn interviewed twice with the Lions before Detroit hired him.

  • Accorsi would not speculate if the Lions are going to Move On from Jim Caldwell:
  • On what made Quinn a good Candidate for the GM job:
  • Accorsi's new job as an advisor to team president Rod Wood won't result in any Changes to Quinn's role as general manager:
  • It didn't take the Lions a lot of Time to garner interest in the Lions GM job:
  • On Martha Ford's role in the GM search: