Lake Dawson a candidate for GM job

TAMPA, Fla. -- Add another name to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' search for a general manager.

The latest candidate is Tennessee Titans vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Titans have given permission for Dawson to interview for the general manager jobs in Tampa Bay and Miami.

The Bucs already have interviewed Atlanta personnel executive Lionel Vital. New York Giants vice president of player evaluation Marc Ross also has been given permission to interview with the Bucs and Dolphins.

There also have been multiple reports that the Kansas City Chiefs refused to give personnel executive Chris Ballard permission to interview with the Bucs. That is technically true, but Chiefs officials have said Ballard told the team he didn't want to leave because he didn't want to move his family.