Patriots confirm addition of Michael Lombardi
|02.20.14 at 1:48 pm ET|
The Patriots on Thursday announced the hiring of Michael Lombardi as an assistant to the coaching staff.
Lombardi, who was fired by the Browns last week after spending one year as the team’s general manager, has had a long relationship with Patriots coach Bill Belichick, including working together with the Browns in the early 1990s.
Lombardi also has worked in the front office for the 49ers, Eagles and Raiders, and he was an analyst for the NFL Network and NFL.com.