When we last checked in on the approval ratings of Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn, the franchise was in a completely different state. The team was 2-1-1 at the bye week, coming off a hard, but encouraging loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. There was a feeling the franchise was headed in the right direction, and the play of free agent signings Justin Coleman and Mike Daniels looked promising, as did the midseason addition of J.D. McKissic.
At the time, Quinn was given a 95 percent approval rating with nearly 3,000 votes cast.
Something tells me the results may be a little different now.
Since our last survey, the Lions have lost five of their last six games, traded away a defensive captain, seen a huge collapse on the defensive side of the ball, and seen several of their 2019 additions rapidly decline.
Detroit is not getting any contributions from a guy like Jesse James, while the shine has worn off on Justin Coleman and Rashaan Melvin. Even some of Quinn’s most recent draft class (see: T.J. Hockenson, Will Harris) are failing to meet some expectations. It’s obviously early to condemn a draft class just two months into their NFL careers, but even last year’s class is starting to look shaky. Kerryon Johnson and Da’Shawn Hand can’t stay healthy. Nick Bawden is having an awful “rookie” season, and Tyrell Crosby isn’t looking like the bonafide swing tackle that many were hoping.
There is some good, though. Jeff Driskel was a savvy addition that may pay off as the team’s future backup. Danny Amendola and Trey Flowers look like good offseason signings. Frank Ragnow is developing into a very good center. And hey, that Bo Scarbrough guy looks pretty good.
Anyways, before we get into this month’s voting, here’s a look at Bob Quinn’s approval rating throughout his Lions career:
October 2019: 95 percent approval
May 2019: 88 percent approval
April 2019: 90 percent approval
March 2019: 76 percent approval
December 2018: 45 percent approval
November 2018: 41 percent approval
October 2018: 70 percent approval
September 2018: 26 percent approval
May 2018: 89 percent approval
March 2018: 83 percent approval
February 2018: 92 percent approval
November 2017: 78 percent approval
October 2017: 82 percent approval
August 2017: 95 percent approval
June 2017: 93 percent approval
April 2017: 97 percent approval
February 2017: 93 percent approval
December 2016: 96 percent approval
August 2016: 70 percent approval
June 2016: 86 percent approval
April 2016: 74 percent approval
February 2016: 72 percent approval
Now it’s time for you to vote.
Do you approve of the job Bob Quinn is doing as general manager of the Detroit Lions?
Do you approve of the job Bob Quinn is doing?
This poll is closed