Owner Jim Irsay confirmed Monday that the 34-year-old Polian has been hired by the team. He will be be the teams expert on rules deriving from the collective bargaining agreement currently being negotiated between owners and players, budgeting, contract proposals and reporting transactions and all daily communications with the NFL office.
“It’s a job we pieced through a couple different offices, but it’s something we’re going to have a dedicated person for moving forward,” Chris Polian said. “With what he’s been through having to manage the Tulane situation through Katrina, I know he’s going to be able to handle what we throw at him.”
Dennis spent the past two years as assistant to the head coach with the Vikings. He has worked in the NFL, CFL, AFL and at the college level, primarily in administrative capacities.