George Paton's days in Minnesota might be coming to an end. Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press reports the Vikings' director of player personnel will interview for a second time for the general manager job with the Rams. His role with the Vikings is expected to increase if he stays in Minnesota.
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Vikings' George Paton staying in Minnesota
Paton is no longer seeking the Rams' general manager position. NBC Sports reports Paton will remain with the Vikings after being promoted to assistant general manager. He is currently the director of player personnel. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Paton was among the two finalists to be the new general manager in St. Louis.
Blockbuster deal on draft day likely belongs to Rams, not Vikings
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has publicly expressed interest in trading the No. 3 pick in the draft to stockpile early round picks. However, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Rams will trade the No. 2 pick, likely to a team hoping to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. Such a deal would lower the Vikings' chances of a blockbuster trade.
Report: Vikings to interview Colts' Alan Williams
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora reports that the Vikings asked for permission to interview Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams for the vacant defensive coordinator job. The interview is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning. Minnesota head coach Leslie Frazier worked with Williams in Indianapolis in 2005 and 2006.
Report: Colts want to interview Childress
Ex-Vikings head coach Brad Childress is looking more and more like a hot commodity on the coaching market. He's made it clear he's interested in Tampa Bay's head coaching job, and now NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that Indianapolis wants to interview Childress about its vacant head coaching position.
Vikings tried to sign Pierre Garcon
Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press reports the Vikings made a strong push to sign Pierre Garcon, who ultimately signed with the Redskins for $43 million with $21.5 million guaranteed -- a price the Vikings weren't willing to match. According to Fowlers' sources, Garcon liked the idea of playing in Minnesota but the Redskins' offer was too good to pass up.
Tice won't interview with Raiders
Mike Tice will not be interviewing for the Oakland Raiders head coaching job. Reports last week indicated that Tice was lined up for an interview, but the Raiders have narrowed their search, and Tice is no longer on the list. Tice says he is disappointed, but believes things happen for a reason.
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