McEwen is the team’s elder statesman among the members of the player personnel department, having been a member of the scouting staff for the longest period of time. He originally joined the organization in 1987.
A 1980 graduate of West Liberty State (W.V.), McEwen began his tenure with the Lions as an area scout after spending two seasons working for the BLESTO Scouting Service. Prior to his scouting career, the East McKeesport, Pa., native served as the defensive line coach at his alma mater from 1980-81, and later coached four seasons at Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, Pa.).McEwen and his wife, Colleen, reside in Pittsburgh, Pa., and have four sons: Scott Jr., Matthew, Patrick and Michael.
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