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Defensive Quality Control/Assistant Secondary: Dino Vasso


Dino Vasso was hired by the Eagles in 2016 as the team's defensive quality control/assistant secondary after spending the previous three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs as a coaching assistant.

During Philadelphia's 2017 Super Bowl LII-winning campaign, the Eagles defense produced the fourth-most takeaways in the league (31) and ranked third in third-down defense (32.2%). On the year, Philadelphia's secondary gave up 24 touchdown receptions, which marks the fewest touchdowns surrendered by an Eagles defense since 2008 (19).

While assisting the entire coaching staff during his time in Kansas City, Vasso primarily worked with the secondary, serving under defensive backs coach Emmitt Thomas and defensive assistant/secondary coach Al Harris.

In 2015, Vasso was part of a team that ranked near the top of the NFL in many defensive categories. The Chiefs finished second in interception rate (3.62), second in third-down percentage (33.18) and third in points allowed per game (17.9). Chiefs S Eric Berry earned two trips to the Pro Bowl in three years under Vasso, while 2015 rookie CB Marcus Peters joined Berry in Hawaii after recording league highs in interceptions (eight) and interceptions returned for touchdowns (two).

Prior to his time in Kansas City, Vasso spent the 2012 season as a defensive graduate assistant for the University of Missouri and as an offensive intern for Temple University in 2011.

A four-year defensive back at the University of New Hampshire (2006-10), Vasso started 51 consecutive games and earned first-team AFCA All-American honors as a senior.

A native of Crum Lynne, PA, Vasso lettered in football, basketball and track at Ridley High School in Folsom, PA.

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