The Detroit Lions hire Kyle O’Brien as Director of Player Personnel

Jacksonville Jaguars Director of Player Personnel Chris Polian, left, and New Detroit Lions Director of Player Personnel Kyle O’Brien. Just after the announcement by the Detroit Lions that they have retained Head Coach Jim Caldwell, they reportedly have found their number two on the personnel side in the front office. Lions now have hired Kyle O'Brien as their Director of Player...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Robinson will be Titans new GM

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Tennessee Titans will name Union City, Tenn., native Jon Robinson as their new...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Titans GM candidates

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Thus far, Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk, president Steve Underwood...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans interview Chiefs' Chris Ballard for GM position

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee has interviewed Chiefs director of football operations Chris Ballard for its general manager opening, bringing the number of outside candidates the Titans have talked with to six. The Titans confirmed Monday they completed an interview with Ballard. He has been with the Chiefs the past three seasons starting as director of player personnel, overseeing...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans still moving slowly in coaching search

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Tennessee Titans are taking their time in their search for a new general manager...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans interview Polian, Robinson; Ballard next

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Tennessee Titans general manager candidate interview list grew to five candidates...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans interview Polian of Jaguars, Robinson of Bucs for GM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have interviewed Chris Polian of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Jon Robinson of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their search for a new general manager. The Titans confirmed they finished interviews Friday with Polian and Robinson, bringing the number of candidates interviewed to five in three days. Polian is director of player personnel for...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans interview two more GM hopefuls

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Tennessee Titans interviewed two more general manager candidates on Thursday...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ Ballard contacted by Titans about GM opening

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The latest name added to the list of general manager candidates for the Tennessee...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Titans hope to interview Chris Polian for GM post

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit By Terry McCormick The Tennessee Titans are hoping to interview Chris Polian for...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning & Bill Polian Could Team Up To Run Titans In 2016?

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, there has been “persistent chatter” in league circles that Peyton Manning could join his former general manager Bill Polian in the Titans’ front office next year. La Canfora points out that the Titans will have an opening at team president after the season has concluded, and ownership is known to have interest in bringing Manning...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Candidates Emerging For Lions’ GM Position?

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Lions plan to consult the NFL’s career development advisory panel to aid their search for a general manager. This panel consists of former NFL executives and coaches including Charlie Casserly, Ernie Accorsi, Tony Dungy, Dennis Green, James Harris, Mike Holmgren, John Madden, Carl Peterson, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf. This group has...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Giants, Lions, & GM Candidates

Lions GM Candidates Michael Rothstein offers five speculative replacements for recently fired Lions GM Martin Mayhew. Here are the executives to keep an eye on according to Rothstein: Patriots director of player personnel Nick Cesario Jaguars director of player personnel Chris Polian Packers director of player personnel Eliot Wolf Patriots coaching assistant Michael Lombardi Seahawks...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars to Extend Play in London Following 2016 Season

While Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan was adamant about the team remaining in town despite rumors of an impending move, it does look like the franchise will extend its contract to play a home game in London after the 2016 season. Amanda Bourges of reported that, “Khan had a deal to play at Wembley Stadium through 2016. Now, it’s expected that a new deal will have...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson Jaguars Add Idzik, Make Other Personnel Changes

It had been touched on before, but now it seems the Jacksonville Jaguars have made the hiring of John Idzik official.The former New York Jets general manager will now be part of the team’s restructuring of personnel on the management level. Over the offseason, Gus Bradley made changes to his coaching staff – on the offensive side of the ball – with four new coaches brought...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jags name John Idzik special assistant to GM

John Idzik, who joined the Jacksonville Jaguars front office in February as a salary cap consultant, has been given a new job as special assistant to general manager Dave Caldwell. The team announced the move as part of a restructuring of their personnel department on Thursday. Idzik, the former New York Jets general manager, will continue to be involved in Jacksonville's salary...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles could learn a lot from Patriots’ offensive strategy…

Congrats are in order for the wunderkind of personnel administration, Ed Marynowitz— he was promoted from within by the Eagles and got the job I thought would go to Chris Polian… What I like about Brady and Belichick is how they approach every opposing defense as a unique golf course— there are courses where you bring out the big dog, and courses where you leave the driver...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s beginning to look a lot like Chris Polian (as new Eagles personnel guy)…

Chris Polian was the vice president and general manager of the Indianapolis Colts from 2009 to 2011. His father, Bill Polian, was the president of the Colts organization. Both Polians were fired by Irsay following the 2011 season in which the team posted a 2–14 record. In 2013, Chris was hired by the Jacksonville Jaguars as Director of Pro Personnel. And now in early 2015, it...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Why haven’t the Philadelphia Eagles hired a new general manager?

What happened exactly in those hours when Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman locked horns in the Philadelphia Eagles front office we may never know for sure. My understanding is it was a fairly run of the mill power struggle, one that’s not uncommon around the NFL. Long story short, Kelly came out on top and was named the team’s new personnel head honcho. Roseman was “promoted...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles, Chris Polian, Interview for Second Time for Personnel Executive Position

  View image | Chris Polian, Jacksonville Jaguars' director of pro personnel, has reportedly interviewed for the second time with the Eagles for their personnel executive opening. Polian has been in his current position with the Jaguars since May of 2013, after he and his father, team president Bill Polian, were fired by Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay following...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles GM search intensifies

Just like the snow the Northeast is about to receive, the Philadelphia Eagles just keeps on coming. Which is a good thing, especially in the offseason. From the GM search to the Pro Bowl to the last time last Philly Super Bowl team, let’s get to it! The search for a GM trudges along, with reports that Chris Polian, son of long-time Colts exec Bill Polian, has had a second interview...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Eagles, Falcons, Raiders, & Redskins

Broncos Mike Klis of the Denver Post writes that there would be almost as many questions if Peyton Manning decided to return in 2014 than if he elected to retire. Eagles Jeff McLane reports that Chris Polian is “emerging as serious candidate” for the Eagles general manager vacancy, following a second interview with the team. Falcons Dianna Marie Russini reports...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles interviewing at least three candidates for general manager

While Chip Kelly is the defacto head honcho, the Philadelphia Eagles still technically need a new general manager now that Howie Roseman has been “promoted” to whatever job title Jeff Lurie deemed fit to give him. So who’s in the hunt? According to ESPN reporter Adam Schefter, at least three names are in the running: Eagles requested GM interviews with Miami's Chris Grier...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Browns, & Titans

Bears Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Bears president Ted Phillips could bring back Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard as the team’s new general manager next year in an attempt to save his job. Bills According to Jason La Canfora, the relationship between Bills HC Doug Marrone and GM Doug Whaley has reportedly been strained. La Canfora adds...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Lakefront Pipeline

Who knew that a tiny Division III Jesuit school nestled in Cleveland, Ohio’s east side would become one of the NFL’s most prized factories of coaches and general managers? Well—everyone who was fortunate enough to witness it all unfold. On an early August evening in 1995, the John Carroll University football team gathered at the 50-yard line at Wasmer Field. The 5,000-seat...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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