Scot McCloughan to be hired as Redskins' GM

The Washington Redskins are set to hire former San Francisco 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan as their next general manager.

Bruce Allen will be named team president.

McCloughan has dealt with personal issues, including alcoholism, in the past.

McCloughan is regarded as a gifted talent evaluator.

McCloughan maintained a private scouting service.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.