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Keenan McCardell

Wide Receivers


Keenan McCardell enters his fourth season with the Minnesota Vikings in 2024 as wide receivers coach, bringing over a decade of NFL coaching experience to the club. A two-time Pro Bowler and two-time Super Bowl champion, McCardell played 17 seasons in the NFL as a wide receiver from 1991-2007.

In his third season with the Vikings in 2023, McCardell helped WR Justin Jefferson break Michael Thomas' NFL record for the most receiving yards by a player in his first four seasons in the league. Thomas had 5,512 receiving yards, while Jefferson tallied 5,899. Jefferson, who started just nine games due to a hamstring injury, achieved his fourth straight season with 1,000 receiving yards, trailing only WRs Cris Carter (8) and Randy Moss (6) and tied with Jake Reed (4) for the most in franchise history. He also Joined WRs Thomas (2016-19), Mike Evans (2014-17), A.J. Green (2011-14) and Moss (1998-2001) as the only players in NFL history to have four straight seasons of 1,000 receiving yards to start their careers. Jefferson averaged 107.4 receiving yards per game in 2023, the second most in the league (Tyreek Hill, 112.4).