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Recapping Bob Quinn's meeting with reporters on Tuesday

Bob Quinn met with the media on Tuesday to discuss free agency and the current state of the Detroit Lions.

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Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn spoke with beat writers on Tuesday at the annual meeting in Florida. Quinn touched on several pressing Lions issues including, but not limited to, Stephen Tulloch, Riley Reiff and where the Lions will go from here. Below are the highlights of his media session.

On how free agency has gone thus far:
  • Quinn believes the roster right now is already better than is was at the beginning of the year:
  • However, he reiterated that the Lions aren't done yet:
On Tulloch's future in Detroit:
  • Quinn would not comment on whether Tulloch will be on the roster in 2016, simply saying, "We're still working on that."

  • When asked to elaborate, Quinn mentioned a snag in the Tulloch's contract:
  • Quinn also failed to comment on whether Tulloch was suffering from an injury.
On left tackle:
On Tahir Whitehead's role:

Quinn additionally had a intriguing interview with's Tori Petry where he goes into details on how the Lions acquired Marvin Jones and the process leading up to Calvin Johnson's retirement. You can view the entire interview here.

Jim Caldwell is scheduled to meet with the media next. On Wednesday, all NFC coaches will have a public breakfast at the annual meeting. It will be the first time Caldwell will be publicly answering questions since being officially retained for another season.

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