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Ryan Cordell

Ryan Cordell

Pass Game Specialist/Game Management Coordinator


Ryan Cordell joins the Minnesota Vikings after spending the past three seasons with the Cleveland Browns working as a coaching assistant.

Cordell served as interim running backs coach for the final 10 games of the 2021 season. He helped the Browns lead the NFL in rushing average with a 5.09 mark, the highest average by a Browns team since 1966. RB Nick Chubb finish second in the league in rushing yards en route to a Pro Bowl selection and being named a finalist for the FedEx NFL Ground Player of the Year. Cordell also served as the running backs coach for the East team in the 2022 East-West Shrine Bowl.

Cordell worked closely with the offensive line during his first season on the Browns coaching staff, helping the club finish third in the league in rushing with an average of 148.4 yards per game (the team's best since 1978). He also helped T Jack Conklin earn Associated Press First-Team All-Pro honors and G Joel Bitonio and G Wyatt Teller earn Second-Team honors. Bitonio was also selected to the Pro Bowl, while first round pick T Jedrick Wills Jr. was voted the NFL Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Week for Week 10, becoming just the fourth offensive lineman to win the award since its inception in 2002 and first since 2013.