There are rarely dull days when it comes to the Minnesota Vikings, but waking up to a report that team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf had approached Bill Parcells to coach and "run the show" was certainly unexpected.
The New York Post delivered the news Wednesday morning that a source said Parcells claimed at a recent dinner with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton that he was told by Zygi Wilf "to name his price" to both oversee the Vikings' football operations and coach the team.
It didn't take long for the Vikings to refute the report with Vikings' spokesperson Bob Hagan saying, "There is no truth to the media reports."
To be sure, the fit between the two parties would seem odd, especially at this time.
Why would Parcells, who will turn 71 in August, be interested in taking over a team in full-blown rebuilding mode in a division that features the likes of the Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions? Parcells likely wouldn't want the challenge of a long-term project, es...