The Washington Redskins have fired two key personnel in their professional scouting section, in accordance to a report.
Director of professional staff Alex Santos and assistant director of pro personnel Richard Mann II ended up let go by the staff on Saturday, The Washington Post documented. They were being in cost of coordinating progress scouting of opponents and assessing opportunity no cost brokers fewer than a thirty day period before the start out of instruction camp.
The Washington Write-up attained out to the organization, but they declined to comment to the newspaper.
Santos, who was with the workforce for a lot more than 14 several years, had a exclusive skill to establish gamers on opposing teams’ rosters, for each the newspaper. Not long ago, Santos was an important piece in assisting the team when it battled through player injuries throughout the center of past time. He joined the Redskins in 2006 as a professional personnel assistant, and moved up the ladder as an progress scout for 5 years, in advance of staying promoted to the director posture in 2014.
Mann was a professional scout for seven several years right before remaining promoted to assistant director of professional scouting in 2017. He joined the Redskins after he still left the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He labored with the Bucs as a personnel assistant on the exact staff as former Redskins coach Jay Gruden.
New head mentor Ron Rivera was impressed with the team’s scouting division foremost up to the 2020 NFL Draft, in accordance to the newspaper.