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Vikings set to interview Eagles' John DeFilippo for OC job Thursday

The Minnesota Vikings are going to have to find another offensive coordinator after Pat Shurmur left the team for the New York Giants’ head coaching job. It has not necessarily been a well-kept secret that head coach Mike Zimmer is high on Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo for the job.Though, Philadelphia itself wants to retrain DeFilippo after he helped both Carson Wentz...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings to bring back George Edwards as DC

George Edwards will be back with the Vikings next season. Sporting News’ Alex Marvez reports that the team has renewed the defensive coordinator’s contract for 2018. Edwards’ previous deal expired at the end of the 2017 campaign. The move isn’t overly surprising, as Edwards led the Vikings to the top defense in the NFL this past season. Minnesota ultimately finished the season having...
Via Pro Football Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings expected to name new OC next week

The Vikings are expected to name a new offensive coordinator next week, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com. As PFR’s 2018 Coordinator Tracker indicates, the Vikings have already interviewed two candidates and plan to meet with two additional contenders. Former Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and current Vikings quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski — the latter...
Via Pro Football Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings to interview Dan Campbell for OC job

The Vikings added another name to the interview list for their vacant offensive coordinator position. Former Dolphins interim head coach and current Saints tight ends coach Dan Campbell will interview for the job, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports on Twitter.This meeting will take place on Tuesday at Mike Zimmer‘s ranch in Kentucky, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press tweets...
Via Pro Football Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles fans sending ‘flood of donations’ to Mike Zimmer Foundation

Reports out of Philadelphia indicate Minnesota Vikings fans were harassed and felt threatened by Eagles fans before, during and after Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.Evidence of such behavior has been making the rounds on social media. It appears that a contingent of Eagles fans — embarrassed by how a segment of their fellow fans conducted themselves Sunday — are doing their part...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles fans donate to Mike Zimmer Foundation

Generally speaking, Sunday was a good day for fans of the Philadelphia Eagles. They saw their beloved team reach the Super Bowl via a 38-7 beatdown of the Minnesota Vikings. Unfortunately, a small percentage of their fans were less than great. An ugly fight broke out in the parking lot prior to the game and some Philadelphia fans greeted Vikings fans heading into the stadium with...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer addresses Vikings’ uncertain QB situation

Mike Zimmer on Tuesday conducted his end-of-the-season press conference. Among the issues addressed not surprisingly revolved around a troublesome uncertainty at the quarterback position.All three Vikings starting quarterbacks — Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater — will become free agents in March. Both Bradford and Bridgewater are coming off knee injuries — in Bridgewater...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer quiet on Vikings' QB situation

We don’t know who will be under center for the Minnesota Vikings next season. But neither does head coach Mike Zimmer.Following an ugly 38-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC championship game, the Vikings’ season is over. But suddenly, there are a few question marks. Pat Shurmur, formerly their offensive coordinator, is now the head coach of the New York Giants. But under...
Via The Sports Post
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer declines postgame interview with Fox

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer opened himself up to controversy on Sunday when he declined his postgame interview with Fox after his team’s 38-7 loss in the NFC Championship.Though it is customary for the losing coach to speak with the broadcast network even after a game like this, Fox said Zimmer declined the opportunity. There’s some precedent for this sort of thing. Cam Newton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 21, 2018  |  Discuss

Vikings stuck practicing indoors all week

The Vikings will be playing in the elements during Sunday’s NFC Championship game, but they haven’t had the benefit of practicing in those conditions this week.Head coach Mike Zimmer told reporters on Friday that the team has been practicing indoors on turf all week, rather than outside on grass. He also explained why:“The (outdoor practice) field wasn’t in good enough shape,’’ Zimmer...
Via The Sports Daily
January 20, 2018  |  Discuss
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