Raiders hire Dave Ziegler as General Manager


The Las Vegas Raiders have hired Dave Ziegler as General Manager.

Ziegler brings 12 years of NFL experience to the post, having spent the past nine seasons with the New England Patriots and most recently serving as their director of player personnel.

In 2021, Ziegler entered his first season as director of player personnel after spending the 2020 season as assistant director of player personnel, following four seasons as the director of pro personnel and three as the assistant director of pro scouting. During his time in New England, the Patriots won seven AFC East Division titles, advanced to six AFC Championship Games and claimed three Super Bowl championships (XLIX, LI and LIII).

Prior to joining the Patriots, Ziegler spent three seasons with the Denver Broncos, serving in a variety of roles for the club in their scouting department. During his time in Denver, the Broncos won two AFC West Division titles.

A three-time, all-conference honoree as a wide receiver, punt returner and kick returner at John Carroll, Ziegler holds several school records, including career return yards, return average and touchdowns. He was inducted into the John Carroll Hall of Fame in 2010. Ziegler was college teammates with Raiders Head Coach Josh McDaniels.