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Report: Bucs' Dennis Hickey Interviews with Dolphins for GM Job


While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were busy conducting a second wave of interviews for general managercandidates this week, one of the organization'sown, Dennis Hickey, got a look elsewhere.

According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Hickey, the Bucs director of player personnel who served as Mark Dominik's right-hand man forseveral years,interviewed for the Miami Dolphins GM job on Friday.

Hickey has been with the Buccaneers for 18 years,starting as apro personnel assistant inthe team'sscouting department in 1996 and working his way up to director of player personnel, a position he's held since 2011.

In his current role, he has been responsible for coordinatingarea scouts and compiling college scouting reports prior to the draft, along withevaluating potential free agents and trade prospects.

He is one of seven candidates to interview for thejob in Miami, a position that was occupied by Jeff Irelandsince 2008. Interestingly, Hickey was not among the namesmentioned for consideration in Tampa.


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