The Washington Redskins have promoted Alex Santos to pro personnel director.

He replaces Morocco Brown, who joined the Cleveland Browns as vice president of player personnel.

Santos has been a part of the Redskins' personnel department since 2006.

He has worked as a pro scout and advance scout for the past six seasons.

"I appreciate the opportunity this organization has given me," Santos said. "I am honored that I am able to continue to grow within the NFL ranks with the Redskins organization.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun