Will Redskins Great Trump Former Team's Talent Evaluation?

Doug Williams looks to boost Tampa Bay scouting

Doug Williams will always be remembered for leading the Redskins to a triumphant trouncing of John Elway's Broncos in Super Bowl XXII en route to being named the game's MVP.

After his playing career ended, Williams bounced around various coaching and team personnel positions while Elway's face has petrified to the consistency of an old leather wallet (did you see him at the Super Bowl?).

Most recently, the Grambling State product was promoted to director of pro scouting for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The previous director, Mark Dominik, is now the GM for the Bucs. As tampabay.com reports:

Williams, the former Bucs quarterback and Super Bowl MVP with the Redskins, has been a pro personnel executive with Tampa Bay since 2004.

But for the past five years, Williams' input was limited because the personnel decisions were nearly made in a vacuum by general manager Bruce Allen and coach Jon Gruden.

Allen, if you'll recall, has been rumored to be under consideration for a position with the Skins. The 'decisions in a vacuum' accusation sounds suspiciously familiar to the order of operations in Ashburn.

In any case, Redskins fans will want to keep an eye on Williams' evaluation of talent in Tampa Bay. If he performs well, it'll be only a matter of time before the blogs and message boards speculate on a possible return to DC.

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