Bob Quinn

Feb 24, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn speaks to the media during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Will Burchfield
April 27, 2018 - 3:33 am
Bob Quinn had trade offers to move up. He had trade offers to move down. In the end he could not be swayed from drafting center Frank Ragnow with the 20th overall pick . “We had numerous conversations in the picks leading up to ours. The phone was ringing, we were making calls, pretty much normal...
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Feb 24, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn speaks to the media during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Will Burchfield
April 27, 2018 - 1:52 am
His surprise at being drafted by Detroit was evident when the team called to let him know.
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Mar 1, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks offensive lineman Frank Ragnow speaks to the media during the 2018 NFL Combine at the Indianapolis Convention Center.
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Will Burchfield
April 26, 2018 - 10:37 pm
He should slide in as Detroit’s starting center in the wake of Travis Swanson’s departure.
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Apr 21, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs former players Sony Michel (left) and Nick Chubb carry the Rose Bowl Trophy on the field prior to the Georgia Spring Game at Sanford Stadium.
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Will Burchfield
April 26, 2018 - 7:27 pm
Drafting Guice would surely sit well with Lions fans, who haven't seen an 1,000-yard rusher since 2013.
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Nov 11, 2017; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers running back Derrius Guice (5) avoids the tackle of Arkansas Razorbacks defensive back Santos Ramirez (9) and defensive lineman Briston Guidry (8) in the first quarter at Tiger Stadium.
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Will Burchfield
April 24, 2018 - 11:47 am
He'd be an instant boon to a run game that finished last in the NFL in 2017 for the second time in three years.
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Nov 23, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) runs with the ball during the third quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field.
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Will Burchfield
April 23, 2018 - 2:54 pm
For Bob Quinn, It's all about building a roster with long-term stability.
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Nov 25, 2017; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers running back Derrius Guice (5) runs against the Texas A&M Aggies during the fourth quarter at Tiger Stadium.
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Will Burchfield
April 19, 2018 - 4:22 pm
It's been rumored the Lions could grab LSU's Derrius Guice with the 20th overall pick.
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Dec 31, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (94) celebrates after a play during the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field.
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Will Burchfield
April 16, 2018 - 11:16 am
For Ansah, entering the 2018 season healthy will certainly be a priority.
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Mar 4, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Boston College Eagles defensive lineman Harold Landry goes through work out drills during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Will Burchfield
April 10, 2018 - 3:45 am
The Lions enter the draft with pressing needs at defensive tackle, running back and tight end.
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Dec 25, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount (29) leaps over Oakland Raiders strong safety Karl Joseph (42) during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Will Burchfield
April 10, 2018 - 2:43 am
It was the completion of a courtship that began a year ago.
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