ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WJBK) - FOX 2's Dan Miller & Jennifer Hammond report the Detroit Lions' have fired Sheldon White.
As @Justin_Rogers reported first, Bob Quinn has fired former Lions player and long time executive Sheldon White.— Dan Miller (@DanMillerFox2) February 4, 2016
#lions Sheldon White confirms that he is no longer with the team.— Jennifer Hammond (@HammerFox2) February 4, 2016
As new hires were being made and duties became clear, it was apparent that Whites role would either be diminished or eliminated.#Lions— Dan Miller (@DanMillerFox2) February 4, 2016
White, 50, assumed Interim General Manager of the Lions when Martin Mayhew was fired on November 5th. White played for the Lions from 1990-92 and was an NFL defensive back from 1988-1993.
Sheldon White on being relieved of duties by the Lions: pic.twitter.com/RW7Q09skqG— Dan Miller (@DanMillerFox2) February 4, 2016
Since 1997 White was part of the Lions' organization and was Vice President of Pro Personnel since 2009 before taking over interim general manager duties.
This is one of many moves that have been made since new Lions' General Manager Bob Quinn took over January 8th.
Justin Rogers of MLive.com was first to report.
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