Alex Santos initially aimed to coach. But unforseen circumstances put him on the path that led him to his new role as director of pro personnel for the Washington Redskins.
The pro scout will replace Morocco Brown, who accepted a position with the Cleveland Browns.
The dust has settled from the NFL Draft, but nothing ever completely settles for the Washington Redskins.
Front-office man had been with Redskins since 2008, overseeing pro personnel moves.
Newly hired Redskins personnel executive Doug Williams is excited about his role and return to the team for which he won Super Bowl MVP honors 25 seasons ago.
Redskins hire Doug Williams, who won Super Bowl XXII with the franchise, to a front-office position.
Source says "nothing definite" at this point but both sides remain "receptive" and are trying to work out the details.
A source says 'there's a very good chance of that,' but Williams and Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen do not respond to requests for comment. The timing of such a potential move is unclear.
Tampa instead hires Jason Licht, Arizona's vice president of player personnel.
Redskins officials are expected to interview Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott in Charlotte for their head coaching vacancy this weekend.