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3 Defensive Stats that Vikings Improved; 2 to Target [Vikings.com]

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Just two years into his first head coaching position, Mike Zimmer’s impact on the Vikings defense is indisputable.

When Zimmer took over the Vikings ship last season, the team’s defense improved from 31st overall to 14th overall in yards allowed. 568 more words


Scoggins: Status quo won't do for Vikings coach Zimmer [Star Tribune]

The Vikings hired a new tight ends coach last week, a fairly unremarkable development ordinarily, unless that person has been either an NFL head coach or offensive coordinator since 2009. 651 more words


NFL Reporters Offer Takes on Vikings, Zimmer [Vikings.com]

Ian Rapoport, NFL Media Insider

Q: What’s your assessment of the Vikings?

Rapoport: “They’re definitely a team on the rise. I think that’s pretty clear. They weren’t perfect this year, but it’s obvious which direction this team is going. 1,519 more words


Mike Zimmer talks about the Vikings' hiring of Pat Shurmur [Star Tribune]

The Vikings on Monday announced that Pat Shurmur would coach their tight ends in 2016, not be a co-coordinator or special consultant. But there remains suspicion among media and fans about what exactly the former Browns coach and Eagles offensive coordinator… 246 more words


Vikings' Zimmer talks Shurmur, weight training at Senior Bowl

Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer took a trip down to Mobile, Alabama this week for one of the year’s biggest scouting events – the NCAA’s Senior Bowl. 355 more words


Vikings Pick Up Pat Shurmur As Tight Ends Coach

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach.

Shurmur’s hire was finalized Monday, when the Vikings announced tight ends coach Kevin Stefanski will become running backs coach to replace Kirby Wilson. 109 more words


Zimmer wants Wallace back; praises receiver for not complaining [Star Tribune]

Vikings receiver Mike Wallace won’t be back in 2016 at his current contract, which calls for an $11.5 million salary cap hit.

That’s just common sense. 399 more words