Giants reportedly hiring Bills’ Joe Schoen, not 49ers’ Adam Peters, as next GM

Jan 21, 2022 at 9:26 AM--


It looks like the San Francisco 49ers might be able to hold onto assistant general manager Adam Peters for a little longer. He was a finalist in the New York Giants' hunt for a new general manager, and it looks like the NFC East team is going in a different direction.

The Giants are reportedly hiring Buffalo Bills assistant general manager Joe Schoen to be their next general manager, per NFL Media's Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo. Peters interviews twice for the job—once on Monday and again on Thursday.


The Giants' hiring of Schoen is good news for John Lynch, who made Peters one of his first hires upon being named the 49ers general manager in 2017. Peters started his time in Santa Clara as the VP of player personnel after eight years with the Denver Broncos. He has been a big part of rebuilding San Francisco's roster and was promoted to assistant general manager on February 19, 2021.



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