Top NFL Team Execs Reportedly Caught Off Guard By League Hiring Tod LeiwekePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15
The NFL last week hired TOD LEIWEKE as its new COO , and many influential people at the ownership level of top NFL clubs "didn't learn" the league had hired him "until a few hours before the press release went out," according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSPORTS.com. The hiring "caught many of them b...
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