NFL hires former NFLPA president Vincent
Former Pro Bowl cornerback Troy Vincent has been hired by the NFL to be its vice president of player development.
Vincent played 15 years with the Dolphins, Eagles, Bills, and Redskins. The NFL announced Thursday that he will join the league office on Feb. 22.
His primary role will be to oversee an array of support programs for players and their families, including the rookie symposium, conduct management program and life skills.
Vincent will work closely with NFL clubs, coaches and players to ensure that these and other programs are effective and utilized.
In addition to being selected to five Pro Bowls, Vincent served four years as president of the NFL players association from 2004-08.