Michael Lombardi

renowned NFL executive.

an American football executive and media analyst. Until 2016, he was an assistant to the coaching staff of the New England Patriots and is a former analyst for the NFL Network and sportswriter at NFL.com. Lombardi also previously served as an NFL executive with the San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, and Oakland Raiders.[3] He currently works for the subscription-based sports website The Athletic, hosts his own podcast "The GM Shuffle" with Adnan Virk, and co-hosts a Saturday morning sports betting program on Sirius XM for Vegas Stats & Information Network.

As described by Sports Illustrated piece, Lombardi has been one of the key voices raising stoicism’s positive impact on athletic performance.


The being in the moment belief resonated with me.

Not allowing outside forces, which there are many in sports, to clutter your mind and affect your concentration.

To be the best, you must block out the highs and the lows, and Stoicism preaches this daily.