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Report: Vikings assistant GM turns down chance to talk to Bears, Jets

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

George Paton must really like working at Winter Park.

Every year around this time the Vikings assistant general manager sees his name pop up as a candidate to interview for GM jobs, and every year Paton says, “no thanks,” electing to remain working alongside Vikings general manager Rick Spielman.

Paton declined the chance to interview for the general manager jobs with Chicago and the New York Jets, according to longtime NFL reporter Dan Pompei.

Paton also turned down an opportunity to talk to the Jets about their GM job in 2013. New York then hired John Idzik,…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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