Report: Lions will hire Brad Holmes as the team’s new GM

Jeff Risdon
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Numerous reports, including one from ESPN’s Adam Schefter indicates that the Detroit Lions are hiring Brad Holmes as the team’s new general manager.

Holmes has been one of the primary candidates and completed his second interview with the team on Wednesday. He has been the director of collegiate scouting for the Los Angeles Rams since 2012 and has spent his entire NFL front office tenure with the Rams organization.

Per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Holmes and the Lions agreed to a five-year contract.

There is no immediate indication on who Holmes is seeking to be the team’s new head coach. Holmes replaces Bob Quinn, who was fired midway through the 2020 season.

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Report: Lions will hire Brad Holmes as the team's new GM