Vikings’ Sam Siefkes to be hired as Cardinals’ LB coach

The Arizona Cardinals have added another young coach to their coaching staff. According to multiple reports, the Cardinals are hiring Minnesota Vikings assistant linebackers coach to be their linebackers coach.

He was with the Vikings for two seasons. In 2021, he was defensive quality control coach and then was promoted to assistant linebackers coach last season.

It was his first NFL coaching gig.

Previously, he was defensive coordinator and linebackers coach for Wofford College 2018-2020, defensive coordinator for UW-Platteville in 2016-2017 and a graduate assistant defensive coach in 2015 for Wisconsin.

Siefkes replaced Cardinals defensive coordinator Nick Rallis in Minnesota when he joined Cardinals head coach Jonathan Gannon in Philadelphia. Rallis became linebackers coach and Gannon the defensive coordinator there.

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