Patriots add defensive assistant Brendan Daly

The Patriots hired eight-year NFL coaching veteran Brendan Daly as a defensive assistant coach.

Daly spent the past two years with the Minnesota Vikings as defensive line coach. Prior to that, he had also been a defensive line coach with the St. Louis Rams and in a prior stint with the Vikings.

Daly was also a defensive line coach in college at Villanova and a tight ends coach at Illinois State. He has 17 years of coaching experience and played tight end in college for Drake.


Loading Comments...

Ski season updates, free from The Boston Globe.
Get the Globe's free newsletter, It's All Downhill, for the latest from the slopes.
Thanks for signing up!
Sports Q
Who is your Red Sox sleeper?
February 22, 2017 | 7:30 AM