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Chicago Bears Hire Ryan Pace as General Manager

The New Orleans Saints have lost their high-quality Director of Player Personnel.

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan Pace is leaving  his position as Director of Player Personnel for the New Orleans Saints and will become the new General Manager for the Chicago Bears. At 37 years old, Ryan Pace is the NFL's youngest current GM.

Mickey Loomis released a statement about the hiring:

We wish to congratulate the Chicago Bears on the hiring of Ryan Pace as their General Manager. He has been an outstanding member of the New Orleans Saints organization for the past 15 years.

He has progressed successfully from scouting assistant to pro scout to Director of Pro Scouting and finally to Director of Player Personnel, overseeing both college and pro personnel. He has been a key contributor in developing our roster throughout the past years.

We will miss Ryan and his wife Stephanie however we are excited that that they will be with an organization like the Chicago Bears, of which we have the highest regard.