Zimmer on Shurmur's full role: 'We're not really into titles'

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has bolstered his staff by adding Pat Shurmur, who previously served as Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator and interim head coach. Before that he spent two seasons as head coach of the Cleveland Browns.With the Vikings, Shurmur has been named tight ends coach. His experience, however, should permeate the entire offense.Zimmer said his...
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Minnesota Vikings name offensive position coaches

The Minnesota Vikings hired Pat Shurmur to their offensive coaching staff this weekend, setting the rumor mill abuzz with what his hire meant. Yesterday, the Vikings announced Shurmur as tight ends coach – an interesting move for a staff with a vacancy at running backs coach. The team’s previous tight ends coach, Kevin Stefanski, will move to running backs coach – a job that...
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Vikings announce Pat Shurmur will coach tight ends

News of the Minnesota Vikings' hiring of former Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur broke over the weekend, but his role in Mike Zimmer's coaching staff remained unknown.On Monday, the Vikings announced that Shurmur will coach tight ends in 2016 and Kevin Stefanski will become the team's new running backs coach.Via the Vikings' official Twitter account:Shurmur spent...
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Vikings hire ex-Eagles OC Pat Shurmur to coach tight ends

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach. Shurmur's hire was finalized Monday, when the Vikings announced tight ends coach Kevin Stefanski will become running backs coach to replace Kirby Wilson. Shurmur was previously tight ends coach at Michigan State (1990-97) and with Philadelphia (1999-2001). This will be Shurmur's 18th NFL...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings hire Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator

Just a day after interviewing him, the Minnesota Vikings have hired former Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator and interim head coach Pat Shurmur. Give no subsequent announcement that neither Norv Tuner nor his son Scott Turner is leaving, it can be assumed that the staff remains intact; though Shurmur’s role has yet to be defined. Shurmur made a name for himself as quarterbacks...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings bring in Pat Shurmur as assistant coach

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings had one of the least productive offenses in the league this season, and coach Mike Zimmer clearly wasn't comfortable with the status quo.According to a person with direct knowledge of the hire who confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, former Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has joined Zimmer's staff as an assistant. The...
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Former Eagles OC Pat Shurmur hired by Vikings

Embed from Getty Images   With the hiring of Frank Reich and John DeFilippo earlier this week, the Eagles were inevitably parting ways with offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.  That became official on Saturday when Shurmur joined the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff in an undisclosed role. Shurmur had spent three seasons as the offensive coordinator for the Eagles after being...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Vikings hire Pat Shurmur as assistant coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the hire tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have added former Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to their staff. The person confirmed the agreement to the AP early Sunday on condition of anonymity because the Vikings have not yet announced it. Shurmur was with the Eagles for the last three years...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings interview former Philadelphia Eagles coach

The Minnesota Vikings lost running backs coach Kirby Wilson to the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday leaving a vacancy on the offensive coaching staff. On Friday, the Vikings interviewed former Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator and interim head coach Pat Shurmur. It is unclear which position he was interviewing for, but the move has implications for the Vikings coaching staff...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles fire Chip Kelly

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia is over. The Eagles announced the shocking news Tuesday night that Kelly had been released. “We appreciate all the contributions that Chip Kelly made and wish him every success going forward,” team CEO Jeffrey Lurie said. Pat Shurmur will serve as interim head coach for the team’s final game Sunday against the Giants. Kelly was in his...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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