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Jets expected to add Phil Savage to new front office

Phil Savage is back in a NFL front office.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the former Cleveland Browns GM is expected to join the New York Jets personnel staff, per sources informed of the choice. Savage’s role isn’t yet apparent, but barring a snag, a statement is expected this week, per Rapoport.
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It’s a reunion for Savage and Jets GM Joe Douglas. The duo worked together in Baltimore, from 2000 when Douglas joined the Ravens’ staff as a scout until 2005 when Savage left for the Browns GM job. This time around, it’s Douglas in charge.
Following his stint as the Browns GM and three years with the Philadelphia Eagles, Savage worked as the Senior Bowl Executive Director from 2012-2018, in which he assisted select the prospects and operate the occasion, a vital portion of this pre-draft procedure.
Savage left the Senior Bowl a year ago for a Opportunity to be the GM of the Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football, which folded before the conclusion of its first year.
The hire of Savage marks an integral addition for Douglas because he surrounds himself with recognizable faces that may reinforce the Jets’ scouting department.
Douglas is also hiring honored personnel guys Rex Hogan as assistant GM and Chad Alexander as director of player personnel, respectively, Rapoport reported. Hogan was recently the Colts’ VP of player personnel, while Alexander was the Ravens’ assistant director of pro personnel.

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