Mark Dominik a D.C. candidate, too

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The ESPN headline trumpets that NFL Network’s Mike Mayock is a candidate to become the G.M. in Washington. Buried in the body of the story is another name that, as PFT has confirmed, is a candidate to become the new G.M. there: ESPN analyst Mark Dominik.

Whether ESPN didn’t regard Dominik, the former Buccaneers G.M., of being worthy of mention in the headline or whether ESPN wanted to not draw unnecessary attention to his candidacy, it’s odd that the story seems to downplay the possibility that Washington will hire Dominik.

Other potential candidates mentioned recently by the Washington Post include former Chargers G.M. A.J. Smith and a variety of current Washington employees: director of college scouting Scott Campbell; director of pro personnel Alex Santos; senior personnel executive Doug Williams.

To hire someone currently under contract with another team, Washington would have to provide final say over personnel matters. Which means that team president Bruce Allen would be required to relinquish his powers, whether he had them all along or whether he has recently obtained them from McCloughan.

12 responses to “Mark Dominik a D.C. candidate, too

  1. Washington seemingly doesn’t want to hire a REAL GM. They want someone to be Bruce Allens puppet. Someone who won’t be a threat to Allen. Its amazing how Allen managed to get a promotion instead of being fired after how horrible he’s been. Horrible evaluator and an even worse person. Controversy follows him everywhere

  2. Allen just won a power struggle with an outsider; it seems highly unlikely that he would want another outsider to take a position that might threaten his future so I’d put my money on an internal hire. Since buying the team in 1999 Snyder’s teams have never advanced beyond the Divisional round, missing the playoffs the vast majority of seasons under his stewardship. another dysfunctional organization that seems to be rivaling the 49ers. The team may also emulate the 49er record in 2017 given the loss of talent and the decline in overall morale.

  3. Another yes man for Allen. Good luck in the draft if these two are calling the shots. Ever wonder how the cupboard got so bare in Tampa?

    -A Bucs fan

  4. lol go look at Dominic’s drafts…

    He basically got 2 foundation full time starting players in 5 drafts / 36 picks in Gerald McCoy (#3 overall no-brainer pick) and Lavonte David (round 2 pick and his only steal in all that time)

    Doug Martin was a 1st round RB whose 2nd contract was just voided because he was on drugs.

    Will Gholston is a rotational run stopping DE who got a 2nd deal

    Keith Tandy is a backup/potential starting FS who has done OK in stretches

    Luke Stocker has hung around as a backup pure blocking TE

    That’s it folks. Those are his 6 marquee players from 5 years of drafts. Not to mention giving out a top 13 pick to get Darrel Revis for 1 year to rehab his knee

    Probably bottom 3 in the draft in that time

  5. They might as well hire me, I’d be OK collecting a big check to let Danny Boy and Bruce “Winning off the field” Allen do their thing.

    Now a real GM, who wants to have a career doing it, would be insane to enter into that dysfunctional mess.

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