Detroit Lions fire GM Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia
Lions make change amid 4-7 season.
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - The Detroit Lions announced on Saturday they have fired head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn amid a 4-7 record this season.
This season the Lions became the first team in NFL history to lose four straight games in which they had a double-digit lead, according to ESPN Stats and Information. Detroit had a loosing streak extend to 11 straight games with the first two weeks, but finally ended with a win over Arizona in Week 3.
The Lions haven’t had a playoff game win since 1991. Detroit’s offensive coordinator Darrel Bevell will serve as interim head coach.
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