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Lions | Barry to accept team's defensive coordinator position

Updating a previous item, Scott Reynolds, of the Pewter Report, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebackers coach Joe Barry will accept an offer to become the defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions, according to sources close to the situation. Barry's contract with the Buccaneers expired at the end of the season, and it is believed he has already been offered the position by Lions head coach Rod Marinelli. Marinelli was interested in hiring Barry last season but was unable to with Barry still under contract with Tampa Bay.

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