All You Need to Know about the New Executives of Washington football team

Published 01/22/2021, 9:25 PM EST


The 2020 NFL season ended on a sour note for the Washington Football Team. Ron Rivera’s boys were knocked out of the NFL Playoffs by Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Despite a tumultuous debut season, coach Rivera will be positive to turn things around in the near future.

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He will note the positive changes happening behind the scenes in Washington. The NFC East old boys brought in a former player and an ex-NFL GM to fill in some key positions in the team’s front office. In doing so, they have taken a step in the right direction as the team aims at a total structural rebuild.

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Washington Football Team appoint former player Martin Mayhew as GM

NFL insider Ian Rapoport had his say on the recent changes taking place in the Washington Football Team front office.

He said, “After several days of discussion, the Washington football team has finalized its front office and its front office structure.

“Here’s the way it breaks down Martin Mayhew, the former 14 honors executive and of course former Detroit Lions General Manager, he now becomes the GM with the Washington Football Team, the third black GM hired in this cycle, perhaps a little sign of progress when it comes to hiring executives.

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“The other that they made final is Marty Hurney, the former Panthers GM. He comes aboard officially as well. His title is executive vice president of football for player personnel…

“He is essentially going to work alongside Ron Rivera and reshape this front office, of course with Martin Mayhew,” Rapoport said earlier today.

The 2021 season will be like a trial-by-fire for Mayhew and his new front office. With Dwayne Haskins out and Alex Smith entering the twilight of his career, coach Rivera will need to figure out a solution to usher in what promises to be a new era in the American capital.

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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