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Vikings Conclude Initial Interview with Kevin O'Connell for Head Coach Opening


EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings on Friday confirmed they have interviewed Kevin O'Connell for their open head coaching position.

O'Connell is the Offensive Coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams after joining the team in his current role in 2020.

NFL Career

As a Player

2008 New England Patriots QB

2009 Detroit Lions QB

2009-10 New York Jets QB

2011 Miami Dolphins QB

2011 New York Jets QB

2012 San Diego Chargers QB

As a Coach

2015 Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks Coach

2016 San Francisco 49ers (Special Projects)

2017 Washington Football Team Quarterbacks Coach

2018 Washington Football Team Quarterbacks Coach/Passing Game Coordinator

2019 Washington Football Team Offensive Coordinator

2020-21 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator


O'Connell graduated from San Diego State in December 2007 with a degree in political science.


Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, O'Connell attended high school (La Costa Canyon) in Carlsbad, California.