By now, you may have heard that the Washington Redskins have a new general manager in Scot McCloughan, a highly respected talent evaluator. Bruce Allen, who had previously served in that role, will retain his title as team president.
It has been viewed as a shrewd move by Washington's front office, an adjective rarely used to describe anything related to owner Daniel Snyder and his colleagues. According to a tweet from ESPN's Ed Werder, Snyder is at least somewhat self-aware.
New #Redskins GM Scot McCloughan told by Dan Snyder that owner is embarrassed and just wants to win, that he and Bruce Allen won't interfere
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 7, 2015
NFL Network is reporting that McCloughan will have the final word on all personnel-related decisions. Baby steps, I suppose.
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