Initially, there were ten. Now there are four.
A league source tells us that the field of potential General Managers in Seattle has been whittled to a quartet.
We currently don’t know the names of the finalists.
The ten initial candidates were Cardinals director of player personnel Steve Keim, Chargers director of
player personnel Jimmy Raye, Eagles G.M. Tom Heckert, Ravens director
of player personnel Eric DeCosta, Packers director of football
operations John Schneider, Patriots senior football adviser Floyd
Reese, Patriots pro personnel director Jason Licht, and 49ers director
of player personnel Trent Baalke.
It’s believed that agent Bob LaMonte is pushing hard for one of his clients for the job, so that the new G.M. will be less inclined to fire one of LaMonte’s other clients, coach Jim Mora.