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Dom Capers

Senior Defensive Assistant


Dom Capers was hired as the Vikings senior defensive assistant on February 10, 2020. He most recently served as the Jacksonville Jaguars senior defensive assistant during the 2019 season and has 32 years of NFL coaching experience under his belt.

Capers' 32-year NFL coaching career includes 25 seasons as a defensive coordinator or head coach. He spent four seasons as head coach of the Carolina Panthers (1995-98) and five years as head coach of the Houston Texans (2001-05), both NFL expansion teams. He has also held defensive coordinator duties for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1992-94), Jacksonville Jaguars (1999-2000), Miami Dolphins (2006-07) and Green Bay Packers (2009-17).