Patriots Add Former Browns GM Michael Lombardi To Staff
New England Patriots Press Release
Michael Lombardi Joins Patriots As Assistant To The Coaching Staff
– The New England Patriots announced today the addition
of Michael Lombardi as assistant to the coaching staff. Lombardi brings
23 years of NFL experience as a front office executive, most recently
serving as general manager for the Cleveland Browns in 2013.
Lombardi joined the NFL personnel ranks in 1984, spending three seasons
(1984-86) in the personnel department of the San
Francisco 49ers. He then spent nine seasons (1987-95) with the
Cleveland Browns as a scout, pro personnel director and director of
player personnel. Lombardi then spent two seasons with the Philadelphia
Eagles (1997-98) in the personnel department before joining
the Oakland Raiders for eight seasons (1999-2007) in the player
Outside of the front office, Lombardi has held multiple positions as a
collegiate coach, analyst, reporter and writer throughout
his career, including time as analyst with NFL network and NFL.com.
Lombardi was a three-year letterman (1979-81) as a defensive lineman at Hofstra University.