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  1. Falcons' Julio Jones gamble (opposed by Bill Belichick) paid off

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    Fri, 3 Feb 2017

    pulse on what was gonna play out at the top of that draft." Dimitroff reached out to then- Browns general manager Tom Heckert , whose team owned the sixth overall pick, and then- 49ers GM Trent Baalke, whose franchise held the seventh overall

  2. NFL general manager candidates: new names and familiar faces

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    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    Bay was striking out on his first draft pick -- quarterback Josh Freeman -- which seriously set the franchise back. Tom Heckert , director of pro personnel, Denver Broncos : Something of a victim of circumstance in Cleveland, Heckert built the

  3. Alex Mack 'fired up' about Cleveland Browns after unique ordeal

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    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    least 11 in each of Mack's five seasons), regime changes (Randy Lerner/Eric Mangini to Lerner/Mike Holmgren/ Tom Heckert to Jimmy Haslam/Joe Banner/Mike Lombardi to Haslam/Farmer) and coaching casualties (Mike Pettine will be Mack

  4. Free agency feelings: Love Broncos' binge, hate Raiders' route

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    Fri, 14 Mar 2014

    significantly help Von Miller . Prior to free agency's opening, I pegged Denver as the perfect fit for Ward , citing the Tom Heckert connection. This is a major upgrade at safety. 2) LOVE: New England Patriots nab Darrelle Revis Of course they did

  5. T.J. Ward, Denver Broncos agree on contract

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    Tue, 11 Mar 2014

    to our secondary. â John Elway (@johnelway) March 11, 2014 It's no surprise that Ward landed in Denver, as Tom Heckert selected him in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft when the current Broncos director of pro personnel was general

  6. Jairus Byrd, Ben Tate to Browns? Logical matches in free agency

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    Tue, 11 Mar 2014

    Denver Broncos Denver needs to address -- and readdress -- its secondary in free agency. Former Browns general manager Tom Heckert drafted Ward in Cleveland. Now serving as director of pro personnel in Denver, Heckert could help facilitate a deal

  7. D'Qwell Jackson schedules visits with Broncos, Titans

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    Thu, 27 Feb 2014

    coached Jackson in Cleveland last season. Jackson also has a connection in Denver, where former Browns general manager Tom Heckert is now the Broncos ' director of pro personnel. This fit makes a lot of sense, as middle linebackers Wesley Woodyard

  8. What we learned about roster construction of the AFC

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    Thu, 13 Feb 2014

    This 4-12 squad boasted five Pro Bowl picks thanks to the solid early-round selections of former general manager Tom Heckert in 2010 and 2011. Outside of Jordan Cameron and Ahtyba Rubin , this team has gotten nothing of substance in the last

  9. Report: Greg Schiano meeting led to rift within Browns

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    Wed, 12 Feb 2014

    Since November 2012, the Browns have fired two head coaches ( Pat Shurmur , Rob Chudzinski ), two general managers ( Tom Heckert , Lombardi), one CEO (Banner) and one team president (Mike Holmgren). In Jimmy Haslam's 17 months as owner

  10. Rob Chudzinski firing infuriates many Cleveland Browns players

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    Mon, 30 Dec 2013

    installed as his CEO. Even before blowing out the prior administration -- president Mike Holmgren, general manager Tom Heckert and coach Pat Shurmur -- Haslam spoke of stability and continuity as his guiding principles, saying he hoped to model

  11. Eugene Monroe was on Cleveland Browns' radar

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    Thu, 3 Oct 2013

    regime ready to throw right tackle Mitchell Schwartz onto the bonfire of failed draft picks from the Mike Holmgren- Tom Heckert front office? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network's "Around the League Live" Thursday that the

  12. Report: Brandon Weeden not viewed as answer at QB

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    Sun, 22 Sep 2013

    are not sold on Weeden, and the "general feeling" is that former president Mike Holmgren and former general manager Tom Heckert "botched" the top picks in last year's draft. Weeden spent his first season as the odd man out in the discussion

  13. Mike Holmgren rips Browns' Trent Richardson trade

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    Fri, 20 Sep 2013

    CEO Joe Banner. Sources told The Plain Dealer the "general feeling" was that Holmgren and former general manager Tom Heckert had "botched" the top picks in the 2012 draft, a group that included Richardson, quarterback Brandon Weeden and

  14. John Elway consulted Peyton Manning about Ryan Lilja

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    Sat, 31 Aug 2013

    Columns > The Denver Broncos ' self-inflicted managerial holes (two of the team's top executives, Matt Russell and Tom Heckert , are serving suspensions for DUIs) left executive vice president of football operations John Elway to seek alternate

  15. Colt McCoy being shopped by San Francisco 49ers

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    Mon, 26 Aug 2013

    the Cleveland Browns , Philadelphia already is fully stocked at the position. The general manager who drafted McCoy, Tom Heckert , now is an executive with the Denver Broncos . Brian Daboll, the Browns ' offensive coordinator during McCoy's rookie

  16. Von Miller suspended six games for NFL policy violation

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    Wed, 21 Aug 2013

    reporting that the NFL will have to decide whether or not the previous suspensions and penalties to team executives Tom Heckert and Matt Russell will be applied to the league's salary remittance policy. The Broncos have had a rough preseason

  17. Columnist: Alcohol education should be next on NFL's agenda

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    Wed, 21 Aug 2013

    recently with the Denver Broncos , who suspended director of personnel Matt Russell indefinitely and pro personnel director Tom Heckert for a month after separate alcohol-related arrests this summer. It was swift and decisive punishment, with input

  18. Von Miller doesn't believe he let down Denver Broncos

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    Thu, 25 Jul 2013

    Broncos , with Miller's incident bubbling up after the team suspended two top personnel executives , Matt Russell and Tom Heckert , for DUI arrests. Those losses strip talent from the front office, but Miller's potential absence cuts deep into

  19. Von Miller of Denver Broncos faces suspension by NFL

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    Tue, 23 Jul 2013

    the story. The news comes just one week after the Broncos suspended two top personnel executives , Matt Russell and Tom Heckert , for DUI arrests. Miller's potential suspension would be even more damaging. The Broncos ' pass rush already looked

  20. 'NFL Total Access' recap: Alex Smith keen on Chiefs' depth

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    Sat, 20 Jul 2013

    that he, along with his coaching staff, will aide John Elway in making personnel decisions while Matt Russell and Tom Heckert serve their suspensions. Fox is excited about Ryan Clady 's new contract because the left tackle is incredibly important

  21. John Fox focused on Super Bowl run for Denver Broncos

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    Fri, 19 Jul 2013

    2013 at 08:02 p.m. Friend(s) Email More Columns > When the Denver Broncos suspended executives Matt Russell and Tom Heckert after their recent DUI arrests, some surmised that coach John Fox and his staff would have to assume more of the scouting

  22. Denver Broncos' DUI incidents carry lessons for rest of league

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    Tue, 16 Jul 2013

    And second, no matter how he decided to take action -- in this case, it meant suspending director of pro personnel Tom Heckert for a month and director of player Matt Russell indefinitely after their arrests for driving under the influence

  23. Denver Broncos suspend Matt Russell, Tom Heckert

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    Tue, 16 Jul 2013

    Denver Broncos suspend Matt Russell, Tom Heckert By Gregg Rosenthal Published: July 15, 2013 at 02 ..... promised severe penalties for executives Matt Russell and Tom Heckert following their recent driving under the influence arrests

  24. Broncos to discuss Matt Russell, Tom Heckert discipline Monday

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    Sun, 14 Jul 2013

    Broncos to discuss Matt Russell, Tom Heckert discipline Monday By Albert Breer Published: July 14 ..... influence arrests of personnel chiefs Matt Russell and Tom Heckert , according to a club source. President Joe Ellis and

  25. Denver Broncos president: Arrest apologies 'hollow'

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    Fri, 12 Jul 2013

    influence charges in the past month. It's unclear how the team will choose to discipline director of pro personnel Tom Heckert and director of player personnel Matt Russell, but Broncos president Joe Ellis said Thursday that any apologies from

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