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Former NFL Center Matt Birk Hired by League in Executive Role

Matt Birk, who played 14 seasons in the NFL and retired following the 2012 campaign, was hired by the NFL as director of player development on Thursday. According to Sporting News, he becomes the eighth former player to land an executive job with the league.  Birk earned six trips to the Pro Bowl in what has to be considered a borderline Hall of Fame career. He also won the Walter...
Via Sportsnaut
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Viking Birk takes NFL office job

Matt Birk's post-playing career is going to keep him in the NFL. The former Minnesota Vikings center who went on to win the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens was named director of football development by the NFL on Thursday. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Birk will "assist in developing the game at all levels of the sport, from players to coaches to front office personnel.  He...
Via Fox Sports North
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 guards and centers in the NFL Draft

I think it’s safe to speak on every Ravens behalf when I say that we all miss Matt Birk. A great deal in fact. Having a top-notch center is crucial and many times overlooked by fans. We went from a skilled veteran in Matt Birk to raw rookie Gino Gradkowski. No knock on the young guy but let’s get real. Some like taking another, higher-rated, prospect center out of the draft....
Via cover32 - Ravens
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Raven Matt Birk gives Gino Gradkowski a vote of confidence

Matt Birk spent a year mentoring Gino Gradkowski. Then he spent a year watching him, and Gino was excited to learn from such a great player. After Gradkowski’s up-and-down 2013 season replacing Birk as the Ravens’ starting center, the elder statesman is as convinced as ever that Gradkowski is still the long-term solution despite media and […]The post Former Raven Matt Birk...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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