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Adam Peters is out of the mix for the Las Vegas Raiders’ general manager job. He was hired in Washington on Friday morning.
Season’s first general manager hire: Commanders are hiring 49ers’ assistant GM Adam Peters as their general manager, sources tell ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 12, 2024
Peters won Super Bowls while working in New England and Denver, and has been in SF since 2017, helping build one of the NFL’s top rosters. pic.twitter.com/oFMwfH0Lpw
We are looking at some of the candidates as the Las Vegas Raiders begin their interviews for the general manager job, which they may decide on prior to hiring a head coach.
The Raiders have set up interviews for several candidates, including interim general manager Champ Kelly, and are reportedly beginning interviews this week.
One of the top candidates is Adam Peters. Let’s get to know Peters better.
He has been the San Francisco 49ers assistant general manager since 2021.
Prior to his current role, Peters was the 49ers’ vice president of player personnel from 2017-20. He was with the Denver Broncos spanning 2009-16 with roles spanning from a scout, assistant director of college scouting and the then director of college scouting. He began his NFL career as a scout in New England from 2003-08.
He was a reserve defensive end at UCLA.
A sharp scouting eye. he has been in several winning programs and is well respected. Folks around the league think he is ready to take over a franchise as a general manager.