• Dolphins reducing field for G.M. job, Xanders out

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 24, 2014
    At some point, Xanders will likely be a general manager again. According to this report from Mike Klis in the Denver Post and Xanders was the general manager for the Broncos from 2009 to 2012, so he is plugged in with these matters Xanders is not a finalist for the Miami Dolphins general manager job. This means Xanders is likely to stay in Detroit for the time being, a benefit for the Lions. Before joining the Lions, Xanders was with the Broncos from 2008-12, spending the final four years as general manager. Xanders helped revamp the organization's scouting system when he was hired a year ago and he and Mayhew combined to put together a strong offseason of acquisitions for the Lions in both free agency and the draft. The Dolphins are in fact paring down their list, and letting guys know if they’re not on it. First-round defensive end Ziggy Ansah, third-round offensive guard Larry Warford, fourth-round defensive end Devin Taylor and fifth-round punter Sam Martin all had impressive starts, and two undrafted free agents, offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle and tight end Joseph Fauria, played extensively as well.

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