Longtime Washington broadcaster Larry Michael announced Wednesday he’s leaving the staff following 16 several years, the most up-to-date in a series of adjustments inside of the group.
Michael launched a assertion expressing he’s “retiring” from his placement. In addition to currently being the “Voice of the Washington Redskins” on radio and hosting the Tv set demonstrate “Redskins Country,” Michael served as a senior vice president and the team’s main material officer.
He was a shut ally of owner Dan Snyder and previous president Bruce Allen, who was fired after last season.
“After 16 fantastic yrs my time with the business is more than,” Michael explained. “As a lifelong Washingtonian, I was blessed to function with a lot of wonderful persons. I want to thank everyone who contributed in excess of the several years. I’m especially grateful to Dan Snyder for supplying me the prospect. On to the next chapter.”
Michael’s exit is a different significant move since mentor Ron Rivera took around handle of football functions on New Year’s Working day. Director of professional personnel Alex Santos and assistant Richard Mann II are also no for a longer time with the business, a shift that came to gentle in modern times.
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The team is in the midst of wholesale variations, including the announcement Monday that it’s dumping the identify Redskins soon after 87 a long time. Allen’s firing and Rivera’s hiring also introduced a new medical and teaching staff members and a different established of assistant coaches.
The group on Wednesday promoted Jeff Scott to assistant director of pro scouting and advance coordinator, changing Mann.
“Upon my arrival to Washington in January, Jeff Scott was one of the customers of the preceding staff members that I promptly pinpointed as someone that matches the tradition I am making listed here,” Rivera reported. “I glimpse ahead to continuing to work with Jeff along with Kyle Smith and the rest of the staff division as we head into the 2020 year.”
NOTES: WR Kelvin Harmon is expected to skip the 2020 season right after tearing the ACL in his proper knee. … G Brandon Scherff will perform on the $14.eight million franchise tag just after he and the workforce unsuccessful to concur on a lengthy-term agreement.