Scot McCloughan Q&A: The Philosophy and Tools of a Successful NFL GM

April 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Washington general manager Scot McCloughan has spent most of the past 15 years establishing himself as one of the NFL’s top talent evaluators, helping the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers land players such as Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Patrick Willis, Frank Gore and Joe Staley. 
McCloughan is so highly regarded among personnel men in the NFL that he started his own evaluation company for a time before Washington hired him. Former Green Bay Packers GM Ron Wolf has said more than once that McCloughan has a "gift" for recognizing talent in a business fraught with failure.
McCloughan sat down with Bleacher Report at the NFL owners meetings to talk about his craft.
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