Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/8/13
The Cincinnati Bengals have enjoyed the luxury of having Mike Zimmer as their defensive coordinator for the past five seasons.During this time Zimmer has proven to be one of the league's top defensive minds.Now, another Coach Zimmer will be calling Cincinnati home.The Bengals recently added Adam Zimmer, son of Mike, to the coaching staff as an assistant secondary coach.Bengals fans hope he will have the same kind of impact that the elder Zimmer has had. The Bengals' secondary has not been the most talked about unit on the defensive side of the ball.They are, however, loaded with talent at cornerback and safety. Perhaps young Zim can help to light a fire under the unit and get them to play at a level comparable to the defensive line.Like his father, Adam Zimmer comes to the Bengals having won a Super Bowl as an assistant coach. The younger Zimmer was an assistant linebackers coach for the New Orleans Saints for four years, including the 2009 season when the Saints won Super Bowl XLIV...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

Rex Ryan jabs Jets for passing on Martavis Bryant?

Jay Gruden backing down from support of RG3 as starter

Ukwuachu rape victim hires firm that prosecuted Winston

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

WATCH: Beckham makes great grab over Revis

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

SEC commissioner wrote classy note to injured Arkansas RB

John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret

Braves fan dies after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

NFL trying to determine if receiving gloves are too sticky

WATCH: Rams cheerleader surprised by military husband

WATCH: John Harbaugh berates sideline reporter at halftime

WATCH: Ricardo Mayorga taunts Shane Mosley in ring, loses

Will Jimmer Fredette find success with Spurs?

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

American Pharoah upset at Travers Stakes

Steve Smith joins family in stands after getting ejected from game

WATCH: Cordarrelle Patterson rips off 107-yard return TD

Steve Sarkisian giving up most of USC's playcalling duties

Animal shelter cancels fundraiser at Heinz Field

Mets acquire RP Addison Reed from Diamondbacks

WATCH: James Rodriguez scores unreal goals

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker