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Vikings Conclude Initial Interview with John Spytek for GM Opening


EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings on Monday confirmed they have interviewed John Spytek for their open general manager position.

Spytek is currently the Vice President of Player Personnel with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The 2021 season was Spytek's first in the role and sixth overall with the Buccaneers.

NFL Career

2004 Detroit Lions Operations Intern

2005 Philadelphia Eagles Intern

2006 Philadelphia Eagles College Scouting Assistant

2007-09 Philadelphia Eagles College/Pro Scout

2010-12 Cleveland Browns Director of College Scouting

2013 Denver Broncos Southwest Area Scout

2014-15 Denver Broncos National Scout

2016-20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Director of Player Personnel

2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vice President of Player Personnel


Spytek played linebacker at the University of Michigan from 1999-2002, earning a bachelor's degree in general studies and a master's in sports management.


Pewaukee, Wisconsin