The Lions began searching for a new general manager with a series of interviews before the end of the regular season. But Detroit Brass is also plotting a potential blockbuster move.
Sources say the lions have their empty GM.
One of the league’s most respected staff members and managers, Snyder teamed up with head coach Pete Carroll to lead Seattle to two Super Bowls with a super win and make the organization a perennial playoff participant. The Seahawks are 111-63-1 in the Carroll-Schneider era and 11-4 this season, winning the NFC West for the fifth time.
While it would not be conceivable under any other circumstances for lions to be able to lure a decorated GM like him, Snead has no primary right over the decisions of all Seattle employees – Carroll does. It’s not really important, as Carroll and Snyder are in Laks Castep, but under the NFL’s anti-tampering policy, the Lions or another team could try to interview Snyder if it gives him full control. The other team will probably score on Snyder.
While Carroll recently agreed to extend his contract until 2025, Snyder has only one year left in his contract.
Detroit is looking for an experienced GM, but another top candidate would be Vikings VP and assistant GM George Payton of Player Personnel. Although he was not a GM before, Payton is widely respected and works hand-in-hand with GM Rick Spielman, whose brother Chris will be and is part of the newly hired special assistant to Lions president Sheila Ford Hamp. Search process.
Detroit has already interviewed three in-house candidates for its vacant GM job – employee director Lance Newmark, player personal Kyle O’Brien and pro scouting director Rob Lohmann – as well as P te former GM G Scott Pioli, Thomas Dimitroff and Rick Smith and E.S. Analyst Louis Riddick.
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