American Football Database
Matt Burke
Philadelphia Eagles
Position:Defensive special assistant
Personal information
Born: (1976-03-25) March 25, 1976 (age 46)
Hudson, Massachusetts
Career information
Career history
As coach:
* Bridgton Academy (1998–1999)
Assistant coach

Matt Burke (born March 25, 1976) is an American football coach who is currently a defensive special assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was also the linebackers coach for the Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals, and an assistant with the Tennessee Titans. He played safety at Dartmouth and was part of an undefeated Ivy League championship team in 1996.[1]

Burke was promoted to defensive coordinator, from the linebackers coach on January 12, 2017 after Vance Joseph left to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos.[2] Burke was not retained by the Dolphins after they hired Brian Flores as their new head coach in February 2019. Burke became a defensive special assistant with the Philadelphia Eagles on February 25, 2019.

Personal life

Burke was born in Hudson, Massachusetts. Burke spent the off-season in Africa in 2015 and 2016.[1] He climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, has gone on safari in Botswana[3] and has done charity work in Uganda.[1]


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