Matt Lombardo

Expertise:
NFL, Football
Education:
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Location:
Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Experience

Matt Lombardo covers the NFL for Heavy.com, with a focus on the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers.

A seasoned sports reporter and multimedia host with over a decade of experience, he currently covers the NFL for FanBuzz, and previously served as FanSided's national NFL insider and host of "The Matt Lombardo Show" podcast, prior to joining Heavy in 2022.

Additionally, Lombardo is a frequent On-Air Contributor for FOX 29 Sports in Philadelphia.

As an eastern Pennsylvania native, Lombardo's roots are deeply tied to the Philadelphia pro sports scene. He covered the Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and Sixers for NJ Advance Media (NJ.com) on a daily basis from 2014 to 2020, as well as the New York Giants beats for two years.

Lombardo's on-air talent has also been featured from his experience as a sports talk radio host on Philadelphia's 97.5 The Fanatic, 97.3 ESPN FM radio, and 1520 WCHE AM.

Education

Matt Lombardo earned a bachelor's degree in communications (minor in journalism) from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated in 2009.

Lombardo served as the sports editor of WCU's award-winning paper, The Quad, as well as the play-by-play voice of the men's basketball and football teams. He was also a sports talk radio host for the student-run radio station 91.7 WCUR.

Latest Articles From Matt Lombardo

  • Eagles Sign DeVonta Smith to One Of NFL’s Highest-Paying WR Deals

    The Philadelphia Eagles continued to take aggressive steps to keep their young core intact, signing WR DeVonta Smith to a massive extension.

  • Packers Predicted to Land ‘No. 1 Cornerback’ with ‘Twitch and Explosiveness’

  • Cowboys Urged to Add Offensive Tackle NFL Scouts Say ‘Has a Lot to Work With’

  • Packers Urged to Add ‘Incredibly Valuable’ Defender With 10 Interceptions

  • Eagles Predicted to Land 3-INT Cornerback with ‘Outstanding Speed’

  • Dallas Cowboys’ Best Bargain Player Revealed

    Dallas Cowboys All-Pro cornerback DaRon Bland isn't just one of the most valuble players on the roster, but the most underpaid players in the NFL.

  • Eagles Could Make Waves Adding Deebo Samuel Clone

  • Buzz Building Among NFL Scouts on Eagles’ Round 1 Plans, Report Says

  • Cowboys Urged to Add Running Back Who Forced 145 Missed Tackles

  • Will Packers’ Josh Jacobs Over Aaron Jones Bet Pay Off in 2024?

  • NFL Writer Bullish on Eagles’ Saquon Barkley in 2024: ‘Should Drive Linebackers Crazy’

    Saquon Barkley aims to surpass 1,000 yards for the fourth time in his career, in 2024, his first season in an Eagles uniform.

  • Cowboys Team to Watch For Rising NFL Draft Prospect ‘Generating Buzz’

  • Eagles’ Opponent for NFL Week 1 Game in Brazil Revealed

  • Adam Schefter Suggests Cowboys Could Surprise with Early Quarterback Pick

  • Packers’ Brian Gutekunst Reveals Secret to Developing an Elite QB

  • Howie Roseman’s Next Georgia Target Revealed to Upgrade Eagles Secondary

  • Packers Urged to Draft Top Prospect with ‘Rare Tools’

  • Cardinals Working Out Ex-Arizona State Linebacker With 172 Tackles

  • Eagles Make Massive $66 Million Commitment to Vital Leader

  • Haason Reddick Has Strong 10-Word Message After Eagles Trade to Jets

    Former Eagles pass rusher Haason Reddick believes he has plenty to offer the Jets, after being traded from his hometown team.

  • Mock Draft Has Cowboys Picking ‘Elite Burner’ to Help Dak Prescott

  • Cowboys’ Missed Opportunity: Derrick Henry Opens Up on Snub

  • Former NFL GM Urges Cowboys to Trade Up to Fill Biggest Need

  • Cowboys’ Sleeper NFL Draft Target Could Make Immediate Impact

  • Eagles Host Potential Haason Reddick Replacement For Visit

    The Philadelphia Eagles got an up-close look at athletic Penn State pass-rusher Chop Robinson for a top-30 NFL visit during early March.

  • Eagles Urged to Sign 4-Time All-Pro to Bolster Big Weakness

  • Cowboys Projected to Add WR with ‘One of The Best in The League’ Potential

  • Eagles Playmaker With 10 Touchdowns Bolts for Commanders: Report

  • Vikings to Host Oregon Defensive Tackle on Top-30 NFL Draft Visit

  • Eagles Losing One of Howie Roseman’s Top Executives: Report

    The Eagles are losing one of GM Howie Roseman's longest-tenured executives and one of the league's most respected salary cap experts.