Tom Heckert Likely to Be Named Cleveland Brown’s GM

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Mike Holmgren is expected to announce current Eagles GM Tom Heckert as the Cleveland Browns’ new GM.
According to multiple sources, Heckert interviewed for the job earlier this week.
Holmgren is, yet again, moving pieces of the personnel puzzle around the board. After announcing his decision to retain Mangini as head coach, Holmgren has now turned his sights to locating a No. 2 for himself.
Heckert has done well in Philadelphia, but, recent additions to the Eagle’s already high number of executives has encouraged the team to cut a few front office folks.
Eagles owner, Jeffrey Lurie, made an offer to the Atlanta Falcons back in 2008 for Heckert, and there was even talk of a similar trade to Cleveland at the beginning of the ’09 season, but the deal never gelled.
If Heckert is named to the Brown’s staff, an announcement that is expected on Monday, then expect Holmgren to turn his attention to Will Lewis, Seattle’s director of pro personnel.
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