- Vikings T Bryant McKinnie played at Woodbury High in New Jersey.
- Vikings LB Vinny Ciurciu attended St. Joseph Regional High in Paramus, NJ.
- Vikings owners Zygi Wilf, Mark Wilf, and Leonard Wilf are all New Jersey natives.
- Vikings special teams coordinator Paul Ferraro is a native of Ridgewood, NJ and coached on the staff at Rutgers from 2001-04.
- Vikings quarterbacks coach Kevin Rogers is a Brooklyn, NY native.
- Giants S Craig Dahl played at North Dakota State and attended Mankato East High School (MN).