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Matt Daniels

Special Teams Coordinator


Matt Daniels enters his seventh season coaching in the NFL and third with the Minnesota Vikings as special teams coordinator in 2024, after spending two seasons as the assistant special teams coach for the Dallas Cowboys. He brings eight total seasons of coaching experience and eight years of playing experience, both collegiately and professionally, to Head Coach Kevin O'Connell's staff.

During 2023, Daniels' second season in Minnesota, the special teams unit executed two successful fake punts, including a 31-yard run by second-year back Ty Chandler on a fake punt in the fourth quarter in Week 11 at Denver - the fourth-longest fake punt in Vikings history. LS Andrew DePaola was named a starter for the Pro Bowl for a second-consecutive season, becoming the first long snapper to earn back-to-back Pro Bowl honors since Rams LS Jake McQuaide in 2016 and 2017. K Greg Joseph connected on 24-of-30 field goal attempts (80%) and 34 of 36 PATs (94.7%) in 2023, making four field goals of 50-plus yards, including a season long of 54 yards.