Former Eagles executive interviewing for Steelers’ General Manager position
Earlier today, it was reported by Ian Rapoport that the Pittsburgh Steelers would interview ESPN Analyst Louis Riddick for their general manager opening. Riddick is local to the suburban-Philadelphia area, growing up in Quakertown and attending Pennridge High School.
Following his playing career, Riddick was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles’ front office for six seasons. In 2008, he was hired as a scout before being promoted to Director of Pro Personnel in 2010. A position which he held until 2013.
During his tenure with the Eagles, Riddick worked under Howie Roseman and has been critical of the GM in recent years. The most memorable instance was when he rightfully called out Roseman for his weak drafts over the last few seasons.
Shortly after his exit from Philadelphia, Riddick attacked Roseman for creating a toxic environment in Philadelphia and that the two “wouldn’t be sharing Christmas Cards anytime soon.”
If the Monday Night Football star lands the job, he would be taking over for the legendary Kevin Colbert, who is retiring following the 2022 NFL Draft.
Meanwhile, Roseman and the Eagles have lost several members of their own front office. Both Ian Cunningham and Brandon Brown left over the last week for Assistant GM roles in Chicago and New York.
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