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Browns hire former Lions GM Bob Quinn as senior consultant

Cleveland adds another former executive to the scouting department.

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The Browns like having a lot of former general managers around the building. With former Colts GM Ryan Grigson already serving as a senior advisor for the team, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported today that former Lions GM Bob Quinn has been hired as a senior consultant to the football operations department:

Quinn had been with the New England Patriots as an assistant or scout from 2000-2015, before becoming the Lions’ GM in 2016. He was fired last November along with head coach Matt Patricia. Funny enough, the Lions added former Browns GM John Dorsey as a senior assistant this offseason. Speaking on the hire, current Browns GM Andrew Berry said the following about Quinn: