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Ryan Connelly

LB

#57

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 26

Weight: 234 lbs

College: Wisconsin

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    2
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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Recent Games

WKOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
13@LionsL 27 - 29
14SteelersW 36 - 28
12@49ersL 26 - 34
11PackersW 34 - 31
8CowboysL 16 - 20
9@RavensL 31 - 341100000
5LionsW 19 - 17
6@PanthersW 34 - 28
4BrownsL 7 - 141010000
3SeahawksW 30 - 17
2@CardinalsL 33 - 341100000
1@BengalsL 24 - 27

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASONTEAMGGSTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
2019New York Giants432091010221891300
2020Minnesota Vikings1406600000
2021Minnesota Vikings1203210000
TOTAL303291711102218913000

Biography

• Minnesota native who played high school football at perennial power Eden Prairie under head coach Mike Grant, the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame Vikings coach Bud Grant.

OFF THE FIELD

• Earned degree in economics at UW in December 2018.

• Cousin, Anders Lee, plays in the NHL with NY Islanders.

• Joins fellow Minnesotans Adam Thielen (Detroit Lakes), Shane Zylstra (New London-Spicer) and C.J. Ham (Duluth) on the 2021 Vikings roster.

• Played with 2021 Vikings free agent Dalvin Tomlinson while with NY Giants in 2019.

PRO

• Was productive in final 2 games he played as a rookie for NY Giants, at Tampa Bay and vs. Washington, starting both and notching 12 tackles, 2 INTs and a sack.

• Was the 1st Giants LB to record a sack and INT in the same game since Kawika Mitchell in 2007 at Buffalo.

• Originally a 5th-round pick (#143) by NY Giants in 2019.

• Acquired by Vikings off waivers from NY Giants on 9/6/20.

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