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Curtis Modkins

Running Backs/Running Game Coordinator


Modkins enters his second season with the Vikings and 28th year coaching in 2023. Before joining the Vikings in 2022, he served as the running backs coach for the Denver Broncos for four seasons (2018-21).

Under Modkins' direction in 2022, the running back unit recorded 18 rushing touchdowns, tied for the seventh-most that season. RB Dalvin Cook tallied his fourth season with at least 1,000 yards rushing, which ties Robert Smith for the second-most in Vikings history and trails only Adrian Peterson (7) for the most. Cook finished the 2022 season with the fourth-most rushing yards (1,173) in the NFL and sixth-most carries (264). His career-long 81-yard touchdown run was the second-longest in 2022. Cook now has the third-most rushing yards (5,993) in franchise history. Cook was also named to his fourth-consecutive Pro Bowl. RB Alexander Mattison tallied a career-high five rushing touchdowns in 2022.