Chargers conclude interview with Jeff Ireland for general manager opening

The Chargers on Wednesday confirmed they have interviewed Jeff Ireland for their general manager position.

Ireland finished his ninth season as the Saints’ vice president and assistant general manager for college personnel.

Before joining New Orleans, Ireland served as the general manager of the Dolphins from 2008 to 2013.

His time in the professional ranks began in 1997 when he was an area scout for the Chiefs. That role was held until the Cowboys brought him in 2001 as a national scout. Ireland spent his last three seasons as the Dallas’ vice president of college and pro scouting.

Ireland served as a National Football Scouting Combine area scout from 1994 to 1996 and helped coach special teams at North Texas from 1992 to 1993.

Ireland played football at the collegiate level as a kicker for Baylor from 1988 to 1991.

Story originally appeared on Chargers Wire