DANIEL STERN is in his eighth season in Baltimore and first as a defensive quality control coach. Stern works closely with the inside linebackers, as well as assists with the playbook, call-sheet, opponent analysis and self-scouting. He also is responsible for scripting situational periods of practice and advising head coach John Harbaugh on in-game clock/game management and coaches' challenges. Since 2019, Stern has been responsible for studying game management, situational football and the NFL playing rules/officiating, advising Harbaugh and the team in these areas. Preceding his defensive coaching responsibilities, Stern was a football research coach before being promoted to the offensive staff where he assisted with the wide receivers, running backs and tight ends. He also managed the coaching research internship program. Stern earned his B.A. from Yale University, where he spent three seasons as an undergraduate assistant to the football team – assisting with coaches' video, opponent game breakdowns and football operations – as well as doing independent coursework in football strategy research. Stern grew up in Baltimore (Park School) and coached youth football while in high school.