Report: Colts Plan To Hire Ryan Grigson As Next General Manager

Wednesday January 11th, 2012

The Indianapolis Colts intend to hire Ryan Grigson as their new general manager, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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Grigson, 39, has served as a talent evaluator in the NFL since 1999 when he began his career as a scout for the St. Louis Rams. He has been a member of the Eagles front office since joining the team in 2004, and has served as the team’s director of player personnel since 2010.

The former offensive lineman will enter the Colts franchise with two major tasks at hand. Figure out the future of the team’s longtime franchise quarterback, Peyton Manning, and make the decision on who to select with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft.

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