He sounded like he had all the answers on the NFL Network, but nothing bad happened when he was wrong. Michael Lombardi, the former analyst turned Vice President of Player Personnel, now gets to feel how real bullets feel again.
Lombardi’s last gig was with the Oakland Raiders from 1998 to 2007 as the Senior Personnel Executive working closely with the owner on all football matters. He was responsible for pro and college player evaluations; and handling veteran contracts.
He is also returning to the Browns after serving as their Director of Player Personnel in the late 80's and early 90's, where he worked under head coach Bill Belichick and was responsible for all college and pro personnel decisions; managed salary cap and player personnel issues.
Lombardi now slides into the same role again, but Cleveland fans and the media aren’t sold on him yet, but Lombardi says he just needs a chance. Lombardi was defensive as he spoke to 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland with Bull and F...