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Redskins find in-house replacement for personnel vacancy

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The Redskins were willing to let Morocco Brown walk, and they didn’t have to look far to replace him.

The team announced Saturday that they promoted Alex Santos to director of pro personnel, filling the job left vacant when Morocco Brown was hired by the Browns.

Santos has been with the Redskins since 2006, spending the last six years as a pro scout.

“I appreciate the opportunity this organization has given me,” Santos said in a statement. “I am honored that I am able to continue to grow within the NFL ranks with the Redskins organization.”

Santos played guard at N.C. State, where he was a four-year starter, and has also coached at the high school and college levels.

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20 Responses to “Redskins find in-house replacement for personnel vacancy”
  1. i, flounder says: May 31, 2014 3:30 PM

    Making in house hires because it’s getting harder, and harder to find people that are willing to be complicit with racism.

  2. guachosporlife says: May 31, 2014 3:42 PM

    From the looks of it…they’re going to have to find a new team name also.

  3. 34defense2014 says: May 31, 2014 3:59 PM

    Really!! It’s to the point when I hear someone say “Redskins” I feel ashamed

  4. scopolamine9 says: May 31, 2014 4:21 PM

    HAIL TO THE REDSKINS !

  5. blackqbwhiterb says: May 31, 2014 4:36 PM

    Hail Brother!!! Redskins all day!!

  6. duncanthecat says: May 31, 2014 4:43 PM

    Love the internal hire. Congrats Alex, and I am sure you will continue to make the Redskins organization proud.

  7. httr123 says: May 31, 2014 4:53 PM

    HAIL! That is all.

  8. rg3andthensome says: May 31, 2014 5:02 PM

    HAIL REAL REDskins

    Damn that feels good to say!

  9. footballfan14 says: May 31, 2014 5:07 PM

    It’s always good to see people hire from within. With only 32 of those jobs available in the world you have to be happy when someone has spent significant amount of time with one team and then is rewarded when an opportunity comes up!

  10. gpenpilot says: May 31, 2014 5:37 PM

    Redskins fans are hilarious. Squirming because they know they are enivatebly going to change their name next season. Partly due their idiot front office boasting their political agenda against the dems in Congress that are pushing to have the name changed. Hail the Washington Seadogs! Or maybe the Washington Dragons! Hahaaha

  11. kst2074 says: May 31, 2014 5:39 PM

    REDSKINS RULE THE NFC EAST

  12. notthetroll says: May 31, 2014 5:53 PM

    at least PFT toned down their rhetoric and referred to the correct name this time. Now if we can just get some of the posters to stop parroting the likes of Rachel Maddow and her ilk about a non issue, we’d be getting somewhere.

    For the record, the Redskins ownership had no political agenda about the name, just a defense from a group that is obviously running out of targets and has resorted to attacking sports teams.

  13. mutohasaposse says: May 31, 2014 6:17 PM

    What’s funny is outside of this site no one even realizes the name thing is an issue.

  14. fair2bfare says: May 31, 2014 6:59 PM

    It’s pathetic cresting multiple accounts and commenting on the same thing as though we don’t know it’s the same person.

  15. t500000t says: May 31, 2014 7:21 PM

    Charger fan here.

    Although I think the Bolts should have beaten the Redskins last year, I hope the Redskins tear it up this year, just so I can hear and see these Liberal sportswriters have to say REDSKINS WIN!! REDSKINS WIN!! REDSKINS WIN!! EVERY WEEK

    I hope you Redskin fans will always fight against changing your team’s name.

  16. skinsdiehard says: May 31, 2014 7:37 PM

    These trolls are sheep. You wouldn’t even care about the name unless they told you to care. I’m telling you to mind your business. Move it along.

  17. skins1970 says: May 31, 2014 9:32 PM

    REDSKINS BABY! IT feels so good to say that name Say it loud and say it proudly REDSKINS, REDSKINS, REDSKINS!

  18. tinbender2000 says: May 31, 2014 9:54 PM

    mutohasaposse says: May 31, 2014 6:17 PM

    What’s funny is outside of this site no one even realizes the name thing is an issue.
    ##############################################

    You’re not even trying to hide your racism towards the President with that screen name, real classy.
    You do realize that outside this site nobody wants the Washington football club to keep their racist name.

  19. skins1970 says: May 31, 2014 11:06 PM

    The name is not going to change accept it and if the people who claim to be “offended” can’t accept it that’s your problem.

  20. defscottyb says: Jun 2, 2014 1:55 AM

    I have the right not to be offended.

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