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Paton Promoted to Vikings Assistant General Manager

The Vikings announced the promotion of Director of Player Personnel George Paton to Assistant General Manager.

“George has been an integral part of our personnel department since he arrived in 2007,” Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said on Saturday. “His work ethic, leadership , professionalism and keen eye for identifying talented football players will continue to be a major asset for our organization as we take on the challenges of competing in the NFC North and winning the Super Bowl.”

Paton was one of two finalists for the St. Louis Rams’ General Manager position, with the position believed to be his. Atlanta Falcons Director of Player Personnel Les Snead was reportedly the other finalist.

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