Jeff Howard

Pass Game Coordinator/Defensive Backs

College: ENMU


Year with Browns: 1st

Year as NFL coach: 8th

Key Notes

  • Most recently spent seven seasons in Minnesota (2013-19), rising up the coaching ladder from assistant to the head coach to assistant defensive backs coach from 2018-19.
  • While working with the defensive backs, specifically the safeties, Minnesota ranked tied for sixth in the NFL in total takeaways, including 29 interceptions during that span.
  • Under his guidance, S Anthony Harris tied for the league lead with six interceptions in 2019, becoming the first Viking to lead the league in interceptions since 2003.