|No. 57 – Minnesota Vikings|
|Born:||October 3, 1995|
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||234 lb (106 kg)|
|High school:||Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie, Minnesota)|
|NFL Draft:||2019 / Round: 5 / Pick: 143|
|Roster status:||Practice squad|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Ryan Connelly (born October 3, 1995) is an American football middle linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Wisconsin. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump|
|6 ft 2+1⁄8 in
|4.66 s||4.31 s||7.09 s||34.5 in
|9 ft 10 in|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Connelly was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round (143rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
In Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Connelly recorded his first interception off Jameis Winston in the 32-31 win. In Week 4, Connelly registered another interception off Case Keenum and recorded his first career sack in the 24-3 win. Unfortunately, Connelly suffered a torn ACL in the game and was ruled out for the season.
On September 5, 2020, Connelly was waived during final roster cuts.
On September 6, 2020, Connelly was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings. He was placed on injured reserve on December 13.
Connelly was placed on the reserve/PUP list to start the season on August 23, 2022. He was activated on October 4, then waived and re-signed to the practice squad.