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George Paton lands on Miami’s radar

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The Dolphins have been announcing the names of candidates who have interviewed for their vacant G.M. position, after the interviews are completed.  Eventually, an announcement could be coming with the name George Paton in it.

Per a league source, the Vikings assistant G.M. has landed on Miami’s radar screen.  It’s believed that he’ll interview for the position.

Paton was considered for the Rams G.M. job a couple of years ago, and his name has emerged in connection with other vacancies.  He previously worked in Miami from 2001 through 2006.

The Dolphins interviewed five candidates for the position from Friday through Sunday.  No further interviews have been conducted on Monday or Tuesday.

Or, perhaps more accurately, no further interviews have been announced.

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24 Responses to “George Paton lands on Miami’s radar”
  1. green41563 says: Jan 14, 2014 11:36 PM

    He’s gonna go through those players like **** through a goose!

  2. thegreatgabbert says: Jan 14, 2014 11:36 PM

    Generally unknown George Paton.

  3. possumsauce says: Jan 14, 2014 11:45 PM

    Does he own a pair of ivory-handled Colts by any chance?

  4. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Jan 14, 2014 11:56 PM

    Seriously? Desperation mode, we suppose.

  5. firerogergoodell says: Jan 15, 2014 12:11 AM

    LOL Rick Spielman’s lap dog. Sounds like a Stephen Ross move. Wish they’d take Rick back while they’re at it. Oh and good luck with that…

  6. 4allintensivepurposes says: Jan 15, 2014 12:13 AM

    A great World War II General won’t necessarily make a great NFL executive.

  7. u4iadman says: Jan 15, 2014 12:25 AM

    Fins could only win with General Patton, not some guy named George.
    Come on, how about a real coordinator.

  8. posmoo says: Jan 15, 2014 12:28 AM

    This is embarrassing. Bring in a guy who shown less aptitude at finding talent than the last guy to oversee the biggest in house free agent retaining period this team has ever faced while knowing next to nothing about the team with just 2 months until free agency?

  9. tolan04 says: Jan 15, 2014 12:40 AM

    He looks like a 3rd harbaugh brother

  10. ayub04 says: Jan 15, 2014 1:25 AM

    “I wouldnt give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed”

  11. lbmclean says: Jan 15, 2014 1:39 AM

    dateline Jan 16th:

    the Herald now reports that the kid who breaks down film for the Toronto Argonauts is the favorite for the role of Dolphins GM, but that kid is “weighing his options”

  12. phinagain says: Jan 15, 2014 1:45 AM

    oh, goody. you blew your chance at mcadoo and Bill Lazor for OC, now you’re going to interview the guy doing personnel work for the hapless vikings?
    maybe they’re just trying to drag this along until the Ted wells report comes out and nobody wants to work there.

    I’m just glad my son has already outgrown his dolphins jersey.

  13. kd75 says: Jan 15, 2014 2:03 AM

    Fixed fortifications are monuments to the stupidity of man. If mountain ranges and oceans can be overcome, then anything built by man can be overcome.

    ~George Patton

  14. floratiotime says: Jan 15, 2014 5:13 AM

    Scrape … scrape … scrape.

  15. jimthebuilder27 says: Jan 15, 2014 6:10 AM

    Doesn’t this guy have a West Point education an led troops in WWII?

  16. marcuswelby70 says: Jan 15, 2014 7:01 AM

    If that’s George Paton with two T’s then by all means sign him!

  17. wawa33 says: Jan 15, 2014 7:21 AM

    General George Patton will slap Stephen Ross with his gloves during the interview.

  18. jdbaker01 says: Jan 15, 2014 8:54 AM

    Why would they consider this guy? Look at our draft record when he was there.

  19. dolphins305 says: Jan 15, 2014 8:55 AM

    I dont think the Dolphins should continuing naming who is on their radar, most of these potential GM’s are scrubs.

  20. billsfan1 says: Jan 15, 2014 8:59 AM

    dont know anything about this guy but its nice to see new people get an opportunity.. nothing says crap like recycled coaches and GM’s

  21. phinfan says: Jan 15, 2014 9:00 AM

    Give me xanders or paoli

  22. hrmlss says: Jan 15, 2014 10:42 AM

    Hope someone tells Ross the REAL George Patton died 70 years ago or so. But it would be funny to see him slap Tannehill on the sideline after an interception.

  23. thelastpieceofcheese says: Jan 15, 2014 12:33 PM

    Dolphin players will say “his guts our blood!”

  24. danmarinos1stlovechild says: Jan 15, 2014 10:13 PM

    While he was here the drafting was horrifically atrosious! What ever you do Ross please dont sign this guy!!!

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