After three disastrous seasons, Lions fire GM Bob Quinn, coach Matt Patricia

DETROIT — The hiring of Matt Patricia was supposed to get the Lions off the hamster wheel of mediocrity and elevate the team to a perennial contender. Instead, it proved to be a disastrous marriage that has sent the franchise tumbling back to its all-to-familiar residence at the bottom of the NFL standings.On Saturday, the Lions finally pulled the plug, firing Patricia along with the man who hired him, general manager Bob Quinn.Any honest reflection will tell you Patricia’s tenure couldn’t have gone much worse. From the nationally televised blowout at the hands of the equally woeful New York J…

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