In this live episode of The Detroit Lions Podcast, Chris, Case, and Jeff Risdon take a look at the Detroit Lions current events in the Head Coach and General Manager hiring process. There has been a lot of news, a lot of rumors, and a lot of speculation. We take you through a walk of the top candidates, what they bring to the table, and predict their chances of landing the job. We start everything off discussing canary traps and one bit of housecleaning that might be happening in Allen Park.
Detroit Lions Podcast Helps with General Manager Search
In our segment on the General Manager search, we cover Ed Dodds, Brad Holmes, Thomas Dimitroff, Rick Smith, and sprinkle in a little conversation about Rick Schneider to discuss salary negotiation strategy. Ed Dodds is our current front runner of the group, but there’s a lot of love for Brad Holmes as well. Good solid conversation discussing their credentials, why they might fit, and areas of concerns. Likely the most comprehensive bit of information on these guys you’ll find in one place.
Detroit Lions Head Coach Candidates Come Next
Of course Head coaches are a big piece of the puzzle and Lions fans have a distinct favorite amongst the candidates. We discuss Marvin Lewis, Robert Saleh, Dan Campbell, Arthur Smith, and Matt Campbell. There are a number of ins and outs for each candidate, so we try to break them down and discuss organizational fit, their resume’s, and what we would want from each of them. We also discuss who our betting favorites are at the position, and bring up some considerations you haven’t heard elsewhere regarding the consensus fan favorite.
Lastly, we discuss what the process in the front office likely looks like. How are they conducting interviews, and how are they looking to fit these pieces together successfully. I’ll say it again, this is the most comprehensive look at the Lions General Manager and Head Coach search you will likely find in one place. Enjoy!
Big News On YouTube!
We’ve launched a new series starring a number of talented personalities you’ve seen on our shows at various times. Its new, and exciting, something I think everyone is going to enjoy. We’ve assembled a great team to deliver on this promise, so please be sure to check out the channel starting on Thursday for new, frequent, excellent content. You can find it all by clicking here. Additionally, we will have coverage of any breaking news on the General Manager and Head Coach search.
Also, if you prefer the video version of the podcast, check out the Detroit Lions Podcast YouTube Channel here. Don’t miss our videos of Dean Blandino trying to find redemption in Detroit, the “Suite Life” from the 2019 Detroit Lions / Dallas Cowboys game, and more great content! We’ve also added a new YouTube Channel with shorter clips of the show. Meant for those times when you don’t have all the time you need, but want to grab key info while you can. Check out the DLP Clips channel by clicking here.
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