NEW YORK — Former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens centre Matt Birk was hired Thursday by the NFL as director of football development.
The six-time Pro Bowl player and 2011 Walter Payton Award winner as the league’s man of the year spent the 2013 season as an NFL-NFLPA appeals officer.
In his new role, Birk will be involved in administration of game-day operations, oversee the further development of the scouting combine and regional combines, as well as the Senior Bowl and East-West Shrin ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
1 hour ago