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Vikings Conclude Initial Interview with Mike Pettine for Defensive Coordinator Job


EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Wednesday confirmed they have interviewed Mike Pettine for their open defensive coordinator position.

Pettine is currently the team's Assistant Head Coach, having just completed his first season with Minnesota.

High School/NCAA/NFL Coaching Career

1988-92 Central Bucks West High School Assistant

1993-94 University of Pittsburgh Graduate Assistant

1995-96 William Tennent High School Head Coach

1997-2001 Penn High School Head Coach

2002-03 Baltimore Ravens Coaching Assistant

2004 Baltimore Ravens Assistant Defensive Line Coach

2005-08 Baltimore Ravens Outside Linebackers Coach

2009-12 New York Jets Defensive Coordinator

2013 Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator

2014-15 Cleveland Browns Head Coach

2017 Seattle Seahawks Consultant

2018-20 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator

2021 Chicago Bears Senior Defensive Assistant

2022 Minnesota Vikings Assistant Head Coach


Pettine earned two letters as a safety (1986-87) at the University of Virginia and graduated with an economics degree.


Pettine was born Sept. 25, 1966, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He attended Central Bucks West High School.