James Ward

Jim Ward

Midwest Area Scout


Jim Ward enters his seventh season with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was named Midwest Area scout during the 2020 offseason after spending the previous two seasons (2018-19) as Northeast Area scout.

Ward joined the Eagles' scouting department full time in 2017 when he was hired as the club's Midwest Area scout. Prior to becoming a full-time member of the department, Ward served as a consultant to the personnel department leading up to the 2016 and 2017 NFL Drafts. As a consultant, Ward focused his efforts on evaluating the Mid-American Conference and defensive line prospects in the draft.

A former defensive tackle at Slippery Rock University, Ward was a three-time all-conference pick and earned All-America honors as a senior captain. CLICK HERE FOR FULL BIO