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Redskins Cast Wide Net In GM Search; Could Snyder-Allen Dynamic Slow Process?

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17

Redskins reps are "reaching out to some of the more successful organizations in the NFL seeking to find a highly qualified executive to fill their GM job," according to sources cited by Jason La Canfora of CBSSPORTS.com. The Redskins are "casting a wide net" after firing GM Scot McCloughan two week...

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