GM Candidate: Ed Dodds, Colts Assistant GM

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This could be the guy...
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So far this is the GM candidate who excites me.
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Yeah. He's my guy.

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<coolstorybro>Found out yesterday that my wife and brother-in-law grew up with Ed Dodds. He was BIL's best friend in middle school and lived right down the road in a very rural southwest Texas town. They lost touch with him after he went to school. Last they heard he had gotten an internship as a scout with the Raiders. Couldn't believe he was now up for GM of the Bears. </coolstorybro>

I told them to reach out because I needed some box seats.
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Dodds and Morroco are both interesting to me.
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I probably rank them: Khan, Dodds, Smith, Morocco right now. I really admire Pittsburgh and wish we had that level of success as a franchise. They focus on trench warfare. Wish we’d go after some Ravens talent as well.
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Hiphopopotamos wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:36 am <coolstorybro>Found out yesterday that my wife and brother-in-law grew up with Ed Dodds. He was BIL's best friend in middle school and lived right down the road in a very rural southwest Texas town. They lost touch with him after he went to school. Last they heard he had gotten an internship as a scout with the Raiders. Couldn't believe he was now up for GM of the Bears. </coolstorybro>

I told them to reach out because I needed some box seats.
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Where have you been hiding!? :toast:
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It's impressive to see what he did in Seattle and how he worked with Ballard to help turn Indy around.

We could use him here and he's young, 41.
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dplank wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:17 pm I probably rank them: Khan, Dodds, Smith, Morocco right now. I really admire Pittsburgh and wish we had that level of success as a franchise. They focus on trench warfare. Wish we’d go after some Ravens talent as well.

1> Horvitz (whatever happened to Phil Savage??)
2> Morocco
3> Smith
4> Dodds
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wulfy wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:58 pm
dplank wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:17 pm I probably rank them: Khan, Dodds, Smith, Morocco right now. I really admire Pittsburgh and wish we had that level of success as a franchise. They focus on trench warfare. Wish we’d go after some Ravens talent as well.

1> Horvitz (whatever happened to Phil Savage??)
Phil Savage is in his third season with the Jets as the team's senior football advisor.
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Thanks, thunderspirit. I really thought Phil Savage was going to be great.

I know he was the Director of the Senior Bowl for quite a while.
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Dodds - Eberflus is getting some traction. His chops:

Worked for head dad, who was head coach at Texas A&M-Kingsville. Became a Pro Personnel intern under Mike Lombardi with Oakland. Hired by the Seahawks after 3 years as a Pro Personnel Scout and then a College Scout after a year, becoming their National Scout in '14 after 6 years. "Discovered" Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Bobby Wagner, Russell Wilson, Kam Chancellor, Doug Baldwin, and others drafted by the Seahawks and instrumental in all their division titles and SB win. Promoted to Senior Personnel Executive. Hired by Chris Ballard and Indy to be their Vice-President of Player Personnel in '17 and with them since then.
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