No quit in Lions coach Marinelli, says talk is 'personal insult'

Updated: October 6, 2008, 10:35 PM ET
Associated Press

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions will have to fire Rod Marinelli if they don't want him to be their coach.

Marinelli bristled at the thought of possibly quitting when the option was suggested Monday, a day after Detroit fell to 0-4 this season and an NFC-worst 10-26 since he was hired in 2006.

"Just you saying that to me, I would take that as a personal insult," Marinelli said to a reporter.

Marinelli added that people who think quitting is a possibility don't know him.

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