Cowboys official reportedly rejects Lions interview request

Josh Katzenstein
The Detroit News
Will McClay, the Cowboys senior director of college and pro scouting, reportedly turned down an interview for the Lions general manager position.

The Lions have already started requesting interviews with general manager candidates.

One of the requests, though, has already been rejected. Will McClay, the Cowboys’ senior director of college and pro scouting, declined an interview from the Lions, according to an NFL Network report Monday morning.

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After the Lions’ win over the Bears Sunday, team president Rod Wood said the Lions would try to hire a GM as soon as possible with hopes of starting interviews this week. Wood declined to say how many candidates the Lions had.