Lake Dawson, Tennessee Titans, Vice President of Player Personnel: Former Notre Dame receiver, he’s worked his way up the scouting ranks with the respected Titans.
George Paton, Minnesota Vikings, Director of Player Personnel: Started his NFL career with the Bears, and he rose to assistant director of pro personnel in 2000 then followed current Vikings general manager Rick Spielman to Miami.
John Dorsey, Packers, Director of College Scouting: One of the league’s most respected college evaluators, he has been presented opportunities to leave, but he’s been loyal to the Packers and current general manager Ted Thompson.
Bill Polian: Developed his reputation as one of the best talent evaluators ever, building championship caliber rosters in Buffalo, Charlotte and Indianapolis. But he’s tried to transition away and empower his son, Chris.
Les Snead, Falcons, Director of Player Personnel: He developed in Jacksonville and Atlanta, and he’s witnessed some of the most high-charged situations in recent memory, from the fall of Michael Vick to the abandonment of the Falcons by coach Bobby Petri
Sheldon White, Detroit Lions, Director of Pro Personnel: In his 15th season with the Lions, he’s survived the Matt Millen Era and thrived under new GM Martin Mayhew, helping to establish a solid roster.
Brian Gaine, Miami Dolphins, Director of Player Personnel: He worked in Dallas but followed Jeff Ireland to Miami. Respected by peers for his evaluation skills.
Steve Keim, Arizona Cardinals, Director of Player Personnel: He’s steadily climbed the ranks in Arizona in the last 10 years, and he’s helped the Cardinals draft some key players, like Patrick Peterson.
Morocco Brown, Washington Redskins, Director of Pro Personnel: He was the Bears assistant director of pro personnel from 2001 to 2007, before he took a promotion with the Redskins.
Tom Telesco, Indianapolis Colts, Director of Player Personnel: Worked under legendary personnel head Bill Polian, and he was a candidate for the Buffalo Bills GM vacancy.
Marc Ross, New York Giants Director of College Scouting: An All-Ivy League receiver, Ross is in his fifth season with the Giants. At the age of 27, he was the league’s youngest college scouting director when he was with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Tim Ruskell, Bears Director of Player Personnel: He's the Bears interim GM, and he previously held that position with the Seattle Seahawks. He was groomed in Tampa, alongside Jerry Angelo.
OUT Eric DeCosta, Baltimore Ravens, Director of Player Personnel: The GM in waiting, when Ozzie Newsome retires, has decided he will stay with the Ravens.
OUT Ryan Grigson, Philadelphia Eagles, Director of Player Personnel, Highland, IN native played tight end and offensive tackle for the Boilermakers. Has taken job as Colts' GM.
OUT Reggie McKenzie, Green Bay Packers, Director of Football Operations: Oakland Raiders GM position has been offered to McKenzie for consideration. Per league rules, he cannot sign a contract until Packers eliminated.