Dwayne Joseph enters his fifth season with the Raiders as Director of Pro Personnel. Joseph came to the Silver and Black after spending four seasons as the Philadelphia Eagles' Director of Pro Scouting. He participated in the inaugural NFL Ozzie Newsome General Manager Forum in 2021 and the NFL Front Office Accelerator in 2022.
With the Eagles, Joseph coordinated all aspects of the pro scouting department, including preparation for the free agency signing period, advance scouting of upcoming opponents, management of the NFL waiver wire and evaluation of all players in the NFL and other professional football leagues. He was on staff with the Eagles' Super Bowl LII Championship team.
Prior to joining Philadelphia, Joseph served three years in the Chicago Bears' front office. From 2013-14, Joseph served as the Bears' associate director of pro personnel after originally joining the club as its assistant director of pro scouting in 2012. Prior to his most recent stint with Chicago, Joseph was a pro scout for the Miami Dolphins from2004-06 and 2008-2011. He was the Dolphins assistant director of pro personnel in 2007.
Joseph began his post-playing career in 1998 as the Chicago Bears coordinator of player programs. After serving in that role from 1998-2001, Joseph was promoted to director of player development and worked in that capacity until he left to pursue a scouting career with the Dolphins in 2004.
During the 2015 offseason, Joseph represented the Bears at the NFL Career Development Symposium for coaches and front office personnel. In 2005, he attended the NFL-Stanford Program on behalf of the Dolphins and, in the 2007 offseason, he participated in the NFL Football Operations Personnel Symposium.
A four-year letterman at Syracuse, Joseph signed with the Bears in 1994 as an undrafted free agent cornerback and went on to appear in 16 career games for the Bears, making one start and recording 42 tackles and an interception. Joseph earned a bachelor's degree in human development at Syracuse and also earned a master's degree in education leadership from DePaul University. A native of Miami, Joseph is married and has two sons.