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In the National Football League, the general manager or GM of a team typically controls player transactions and bears the primary responsibility on behalf of the team during contract discussions with players.
The general manager will in many cases have oversight of the entire football department, typically reporting to the team president/CEO and/or owner. However, some teams have the GM act in advisory role with the head coach having oversight of the football operations (including the GM).
Some teams do not have official general managers instead have a de facto GM. Similar positions include President of Football Operations.
Current NFL general managers
- See navigation box (below)
- Sports Illustrated Best GM of the Decade (2009)
|Current general managers of the National Football League|
|American Football Conference|
|AFC East||AFC North||AFC South||AFC West|
|National Football Conference|
|NFC East||NFC North||NFC South||NFC West|
|* = de facto general manager|