Commanders officially announce Adam Peters
It's been common knowledge for several days, but the Washington Commanders officially confirmed Adam Peters as their new general manager on Monday. The new front office leader is in D.C. ready to work. He'll also be speaking to the media at 2 p.m. Eastern Time - a source of great excitement for every fan.
Peters comes with a big reputation and proven capabilities when it comes to personnel evaluation. He's been around Super Bowl winners and was a key cog in the San Francisco 49ers behind the scenes. The Commanders have given their new hire a five-year deal, which indicates this is a long-term project to take Washington from also-rans into contention.
In a statement via the team's website, Peters was thrilled with the chance to turn a storied franchise around. He was also deeply grateful to everyone at the Niners for paving the way.
"I am incredibly grateful to Josh Harris and the Washington Commanders ownership group for this once in a lifetime opportunity. My family and I are thrilled for the chance to be a part of the DMV community and look forward to connecting with such a storied, passionate Commanders' fan base. I am eternally grateful to the York family, John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan and the entire 49ers organization for an amazing experience."- Adam Peters via Commanders.com
We'll get the chance to find out a little more about Peters' plans for the franchise. This starts by finding the right head coach in the coming days. After that, attention turns to current playing personnel, free agency, and pre-draft assessments.
An exciting few months await.