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Report: Titans request to interview former Colts general manager Chris Polian

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Tennessee Titans have requested to interview former Colts general manager (and current Jaguars director of player personnel) Chris Polian for their GM opening.

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The Tennessee Titans are currently searching for a general manager, and one name that has come up as a potential candidate is current Colts VP of Football Operations Jimmy Raye III.  Another name that has come up as a candidate, however, is a former Colts' executive: Chris Polian, currently the Jaguars' Director of Player Personnel.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Titans have put in a request to interview Polian for their general manager opening.

Polian came to Indianapolis in 1998 when his father, Bill, was hired as general manager.  Chris first began as the director of pro scouting (1998-2000), then became assistant director of football operations (2001-2003), then was promoted to assistant general manager/football operations in 2004 before becoming the VP of football operations from 2005-2009.  For his final three seasons with the Colts, Chris Polian was promoted to vice president and general manager (2009-2011), replacing his father Bill, who took on the role of team president with the organization.  The Polians were fired in 2011, and since then Chris has worked as an executive scout for the Atlanta Falcons (2012) and then joined the Jaguars in 2013.

Polian's brother, Dennis, currently works for the Titans as the Assistant Director of Football Administration, so there is some familiarity with the Polians in Tennessee.  It was believed that Chris' name would come up in some GM searches, and it sounds like the Titans are indeed interested.  It is generally thought in Indianapolis that it was Chris Polian who was at fault for some of the later failures of the Polian regime in Indy, as his father took a bit of a lesser role in the day-to-day and GM aspects of the job.  Bill still oversaw everything and was very much in control, but it is believed that it was Chris who made several of the moves that, well, didn't turn out too well.  It would be very interesting if Polian were to wind up in the AFC South again with the Titans, though it's a move that I'm sure many Colts fans would love.