The Lions officially announced the hire of Rams director of college scouting Brad Holmes as their general manager.
We’re proud to welcome Brad Holmes to the #Lions family!
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) January 14, 2021
According to Adam Schefter, the Lions are finalizing a deal with Rams director of college scouting Brad Holmes to become their next general manager.
Ian Rapoport reports it’s a five-year deal for Holmes to take the opening in Detroit. He’d been seen as the favorite for a couple of days now despite also being a finalist reportedly for the Falcons opening.
Holmes, 41, has spent the entirety of his 18-year NFL career with the Rams, starting as a public relations intern and working his way up to director of college scouting.