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Brian Pariani

Tight Ends Coach

Biography

Brian Pariani returns for his 3rd season as the TEs coach for the Vikings in 2021, bringing the experience of coaching 3 Pro Bowl TEs and 1 Hall of Famer. Pariani was part of four Super Bowl winning clubs with San Francisco (Super Bowl XXIX) and Denver (XXXII and XXXIII), most recently winning Super Bowl 50 to cap the 2015 season. 

Pariani has been a part of some of the most prolific and balanced offenses in the league. His teams have finished in the Top 5 in total offense 11 times, have led the NFL in total offense twice (Denver, 1996 & 1997), and led the NFL in rushing offense once (Denver, 1996) and passing offense once (Houston, 2009). 

Pariani's TEs have contributed to teams that have posted 6 different 4,000-yard passing seasons and 12 total 2,000-yard rushing campaigns during his 23 years coaching that unit.

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