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An NFL coach and player were charged with the same crime, yet only one was fired

Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards and guard Isame Faciane were both charged with a DWI, but only Faciane lost his job.

Related: The Vikings are mercilessly trolling Fox Sports after their horrible photoshop laziness… 119 more words


Pro Football Focus: Ranking the NFL's Secondaries [Guess Who's Number One!]

With six weeks of the NFL season down, it’s time to take a look at Pro Football Focus’ secondary rankings for all 32 teams. With that comes the reminder that a team’s secondary still has a role in run defense, these are not solely coverage rankings—a defense’s overall performance in pass defense also includes the front-seven in coverage. 108 more words

Zimmer: Edwards Disciplined After May DWI Arrest

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) –€” The Minnesota Vikings have completed their discipline for defensive coordinator George Edwards, following his drunken-driving arrest this spring.

Coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that Edwards has fulfilled his obligations to the courts and to the team. 112 more words


Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer: We're expecting Bradford to give us inside info on Philadelphia

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said he would not hesitate to go to Sam Bradford for extra information as the Vikings travel to Philadelphia for a week 7 matchup. 253 more words


UPI.com: Minnesota Vikings remain focused coming off bye

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are 1-1 coming out of a bye week under coach Mike Zimmer. How they’ll do Sunday at Philadelphia remains to be seen, but Zimmer already likes what he sees after the players reconvened Monday for their first practice since last Tuesday. 84 more words


Vikings Return From Bye With Unbeaten Record, Motivation

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — As welcomed as the bye week is in the NFL for the rare in-season opportunity for healing and rest, that hole in the schedule can be a momentum-halter too. 586 more words


Zimmer, Unbeaten Vikings Have Become Quite The Match

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Mike Zimmer had been an also-ran for so many NFL head coaching positions that he almost declined a second interview in Minnesota, exasperated by being passed over for yet another top job. 865 more words