ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew knows the pressure is on to win now.
But he insists its nothing new, not in his profession.
I think what happens is, the heat on the seat kind of varies from week to week, Mayhew poetically said Tuesday, in a rare interview session with the media. The guys whose seats are real cool right now, theyre going to be hot come January. Well see what happens.
Thirty-two GMs, 32 head coaches. Theres an expectation that we have success here. Thats across the board everywhere in the National Football League.
Im certainly going to work as hard as I can to keep my seat cool.
Its no secret that Jim Schwartz, coming off a 4-12 record in 2012, is one of the coaches believed to be on the hot seat entering the new season.
Mayhew probably has a little more security than Schwartz, but the heat is on him, too, to make certain that hes putting together a playoff-contending roster.
I have no predictions on playoffs, no predictions on ...