Big Day For The Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions will officially announce their new Head Coach Matt Patricia today. Basically, yes, the worst kept secret in the NFL.
Patricia was recently the Defensive Coach for the New England Patriots, so this will be his first head coaching job.
Lions General Manager Bob Quinn said he was looking for someone who is opinionated, and also on the same page as to what players the team needs. He found that with Patricia. The two have known each other for years, in fact they used to work together with the New England Patriots.
This is an exciting time for the Lions. Patricia was offered a job as head Coach of the Giants, who have 2 Superbowl wins, but he choose the Lions because HE wants to be the one who takes the franchise to the Superbowl.
Matt Patricia will be introduced at a news conference as the Lions new Head Coach today. Also today, Happy Birthday to our 135 million dollar Quarterback Matthew Stafford who celebrates his 30th birthday today.