The oldest vikings assistant is in his first season with the team. 5 things to know about new vikings senior defensive assistant dom capers 1.
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Dom capers vikings. Weeks later the vikings hired dom capers another mastermind of the 3 4 to join their staff. Ernest dominic capers is an american football coach working as a defensive assistant for the minnesota vikings of the national football league. Minnesota coach mike zimmer said not to expect a switch to the 3 4 defense or anything drastic but he did mention that there might be changes to the vikings defensive.
We have a lot of different looks and multiple sets. Capers served as the head coach for the national football league nfl s carolina panthers from 1995 to 1998 and for the houston texans from 2002 to 2005 during both teams first years in the league. He most recently served as the jacksonville jaguars senior defensive assistant during the 2019 season and has 32.
The vikings have added former panthers and texans head coach and packers defensive coordinator dom capers to their staff as a senior defensive assistant the team announced on monday. Both zimmer and capers told fans and the press that the hire was simply a matter of listening to new ideas and innovations in regard to the minnesota vikings defense in 2020. Capers enters his 33rd season as an nfl.
Feb 10 2020 at 01 44 pm eagan minn. March 3 2020 12 49 pm. An inaugural head coach twice capers has held two head coaching positions both with expansion teams in their.
Vikings assistant dom capers. He is the only individual to serve two different nfl expansion teams as their inaugural head coach. Extensive resumé capers first started in the nfl in 1986 as a defensive backs coach for the saints a.
February 10 2020 the minnesota vikings have added dom capers to the coach staff as senior defensive assistant. Dom capers is entering his 34th overall season in the nfl where the 70 year old has spent almost half of his life. Dom capers was hired as the vikings senior defensive assistant on february 10 2020.
Mike zimmer has always been one to seriously consider all new ideas. When the vikings hired dom capers as a defensive assistant this offseason there began to be speculation over the.