The Philadelphia Eagles announced today the hiring of Paul Lancaster as the team's director of player engagement.
Lancaster, who spent the last 16 seasons with the Buffalo Bills, will serve as a mentor and resource for all Eagles players off the field. He will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships and promoting high standards of professionalism to help ensure success during and beyond their years in the NFL. Additionally, Lancaster will facilitate player participation in league- and club-supported education and development initiatives.
Prior to joining the Bills in 2001, Lancaster worked at Penn State University and California University of Pennsylvania. A native of Brownsville, Pennsylvania, Lancaster earned his bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in counseling from California (Pa.), where he also played basketball.