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Vikings Coach Doing Well After Minor Procedure

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer missed practice Friday to undergo a minor medical procedure, the team announced. The team did not disclose details of the procedure, but said Zimmer will travel with the team for Sunday’s game at Buffalo. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Zimmer had the procedure this morning and is “feeling a lot better.” Turner said the procedure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Turner says Bridgewater may be 'a little bit too careful'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- While taking the blame for the offense's shortcomings last week, Teddy Bridgewater said he needed to play faster and get through his reads quicker. Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner might have seen another angle to the passing-game struggles and Bridgewater's second NFL start. Bridgewater helped Minnesota drive down the field on the...
Via Fox Sports North
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive line changes possible as Vikings search for answers

In his first go-round as a head coach, Mike Zimmer is learning how to divide his attention. The Minnesota Vikings' first-year head coach only had to worry about one side of the ball in his career as a defensive coordinator. Zimmer is now tasked with being a part of the offense and special teams, as well. Zimmer's worked heavily with Minnesota's eighth-ranked defense...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner on Vikings QB’s: “We’ve got a really, really good group”

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner was a guest on KFAN-FM on Monday and had some great things to say about his quarterbacks. “We’ve got a really, really good group,”said Turner. “We get between 120 to 140 snaps during a training camp day and that is plenty enough time for all the guys to work a rotation and give them bigger reps and evaluate them,” Turner said...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Norv Turner has irrational confidence in Vikings quarterbacks

(Credit: CBS) The Minnesota Vikings have a legitimate QB competition on their hands heading into training camp. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner has said that Matt Cassel. Christian Ponder, and rookie Teddy Bridgewater will all have a chance to win the starting job. That makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is the amount of praise Turner is giving two mediocre guys and a player...
Via Sports-Kings
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings will lean heavily on Turner in evaluation of quarterbacks

INDIANAPOLIS -- When he was introduced as the Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator, Norv Turner joked that he doesn't have to decide on when his new team will have to draft a quarterback. Turner might not make the final call, but he's going to have a big say in when and where Minnesota tries to find its next young quarterback, and on who it will be. Vikings general...
Via Fox Sports North
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Vikings OC Norv Turner Already on Hot Seat

How quickly has a new NFL coaching assistant been fired? I know the Browns fired Rob Chudzinski after one season as a Head Coach, and the Raiders pretty much fire head coaches at the end of every season as well, but I can't think of many instances when someone like an Offensive Coordinator or other assistant coach was fired in the same offseason that he was hired. But if...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Norv Turner close to being named Vikings offensive coordinator

Norv Turner is always going to be in demand as a coach because he’s one of the greatest offensive minds the game of football has ever seen. Adam Schefter is reporting that Turner is set to return to the NFC and will likely be named offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings and new head coach Mike Zimmer. Vikings and Norv Turner are close to a deal and league sources believe...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Norv Turner reportedly irate over Rob Chudzinski firing

    According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner is “irate” that head coach Rob Chudzinski was fired. It doesn’t sound like the players really care. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Norv Turner reportedly irate over Rob Chudzinski firing appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Wishlist: San Diego Chargers

The Norv Turner/A.J. Smith era finally came to an end this season. With endings come new beginnings and for San Diego fans I have to think those new beginnings will be welcome. The Chargers are coming off one of the most disappointing periods in team history. In the minds of many, there was a three to four year window in [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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