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  • Source: Vikings' Cook game-time decision Sun.
    • Source: Vikings' Cook game-time decision Sun.
    Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is calling Dalvin Cook a "game-time decision," and even if he does play, he may not get his usual workload, a source told ESPN....2021
  • • Dalvin Cook inactive for Vikings
    The Vikings will not have Dalvin Cook in their lineup for Sunday’s game against the Lions. Cook was listed as questionable on Friday and head coach Mike Zimmer said the running back’s ankle was feeling better, but he didn’t practice all week and he was declared inactive 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. It’s the second [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: Cameron Dantzler will be “talked to” about this cryptic tweet
    Vikings defensive back Cameron Dantzler appear frustrated after the team’s victory over the Seahawks. He played only nine special teams snaps Sunday and sounded off about his role afterward. “I’m tired of biting my tongue about this whole situation fr. . . .,” Dantzler wrote. He deleted the tweet within minutes but not before it [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: Sunday was best offensive performance since I became Vikings head coach
    The Vikings went into Sunday’s game against the Seahawks without running back Dalvin Cook, but his absence didn’t stop them from thriving offensively. Kirk Cousins threw for 323 yards, Alexander Mattison ran for 112, and the Vikings scored points on six of their eight possessions during a 30-17 win over the Seahawks. After the game, [more]...2021
  • • Dalvin Cook officially out for Vikings
    The Vikings’ bid to avoid an 0-3 start will take place without running back Dalvin Cook. Word on Sunday morning was that Cook would miss Sunday’s game against the Seahawks due to the ankle injury that kept him out of practice all week. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer indicated early in the week that Cook [more]...2021
  • • Report: Dalvin Cook unlikely to play against Seahawks
    Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said on Friday that running back Dalvin Cook was “doing much better” and that Cook could play despite being listed as a non-participant in practice all week with an ankle injury. Cook was listed as questionable and a report on Sunday morning puts him on the wrong side of that [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: Dalvin Cook is “doing much better”
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expressed some optimism on Friday afternoon about running back Dalvin Cook playing on Sunday against the Seahawks. Zimmer said that Cook is “doing much better” and got some work in today after not practicing at all on Wednesday or Thursday because of an ankle injury. Asked if he thinks a running [more]...2021
  • Beginning of the end of Cousins-Zimmer era in Minnesota
    • Beginning of the end of Cousins-Zimmer era in Minnesota
    After an awkward Summer centered around the COVID vaccine and an 0-2 start Andy Nesbitt and Charles Curtis debate if this is the end of the Mike Zimmer-Kirk Cousins era in Minnesota.       ...2021
  • • Kyle Rudolph likes having a head coach who is “in charge of the entire team”
    Giants tight end Kyle Rudolph spent 10 years with the Vikings. His head coaches were Leslie Frazier and Mike Zimmer, both of whom parlayed careers as successful defensive coordinators into head-coaching jobs. On Wednesday, Rudolph expressed appreciate for Giants coach Joe Judge while arguably taking a little bit of a shot at Zimmer and/or Frazier. [more]...2021
  • • Mike Tomlin: Taunting needed to be addressed
    How did taunting become a point of emphasis? NFL coaches wanted it. The coaches subcommittee, which is made up of Andy Reid, Brian Flores, John Harbaugh, Sean McDermott, Sean McVay, Kyle Shanahan, Kevin Stefanski and Mike Zimmer, recommended the move to the Competition Committee. The Competition Committee, which has coaches Frank Reich, Ron Rivera, Mike [more]...2021

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Mike Zimmer injury and suspension

  • • Dalvin Cook officially out for Vikings
    The Vikings’ bid to avoid an 0-3 start will take place without running back Dalvin Cook. Word on Sunday morning was that Cook would miss Sunday’s game against the Seahawks due to the ankle injury that kept him out of practice all week. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer indicated early in the week that Cook [more]...2021
  • • Report: Dalvin Cook unlikely to play against Seahawks
    Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said on Friday that running back Dalvin Cook was “doing much better” and that Cook could play despite being listed as a non-participant in practice all week with an ankle injury. Cook was listed as questionable and a report on Sunday morning puts him on the wrong side of that [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: Dalvin Cook is “doing much better”
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expressed some optimism on Friday afternoon about running back Dalvin Cook playing on Sunday against the Seahawks. Zimmer said that Cook is “doing much better” and got some work in today after not practicing at all on Wednesday or Thursday because of an ankle injury. Asked if he thinks a running [more]...2021
  • Dalvin Cook injury update: Vikings running back finishes game with ankle sprain
    • Dalvin Cook injury update: Vikings running back finishes game with ankle sprain
    Dalvin Cook left Sunday's game against the Cardinals twice but returned to the action both times. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced Cook played with an ankle sprain....2021
  • • Christian Darrisaw set to practice Wednesday
    Vikings first-round pick Christian Darrisaw has been off the field in recent weeks because of a core muscle injury, but the offensive tackle will start working his way toward his regular season debut this week. Head coach Mike Zimmer said at a Monday press conference that Darrisaw is set to do individual work at Wednesday’s [more]...2021
  • • Vikings optimistic Anthony Barr can play Week One
    Last year, Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr played only two games because of a torn pectoral. This year, Barr has missed the entire preseason with a knee injury. But Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is optimistic that Barr can play in Week One. Barr hasn’t practiced since August 6, but Zimmer said today that he’s trending [more]...2021
  • Vikes TE Smith to have knee surgery this week
    • Vikes TE Smith to have knee surgery this week
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced Monday that tight end Irv Smith Jr. will have surgery this week to repair a meniscus injury....2021
  • • Christian Darrisaw still struggling with groin injury
    When Vikings first-round draft pick Christian Darrisaw missed practice time in Organized Team Activities, head coach Mike Zimmer called it just “a little groin pull.” But it seems to be more than that. Darrisaw is still struggling with the injury and has been missing training camp practices. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reported that [more]...2021
  • • Progress slow for Vikes rookie Darrisaw; line still in flux
    Improving the offensive line has been a high priority for the Minnesota Vikings in recent drafts after years of neglect. Christian Darrisaw is the latest attempt at procuring a building block for the group. Two weeks into training camp, the likelihood of an immediate impact from their first-round pick is low because of an injury a frustrated coach Mike Zimmer described as “nagging all the time.”...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer appears unconcerned about Danielle Hunter’s injury, contract
    Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter reportedly isn’t happy with the contract he signed in 2018. Hunter’s position, though, is complicated by the fact that he’s rehabbing a neck injury that kept him out of the 2020 season. Mike Zimmer said Wednesday he has not talked to the two-time Pro Bowler this offseason, but the Vikings [more]...2021

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Mike Zimmer lifestyle

  • • Report: Kirk Cousins ‘on a variation of the Tom Brady diet’
    It’s all but certain that Kirk Cousins will ink a massive deal with the Minnesota Vikings sometime on Thursday. However, the Vikings organization had to audible out of their standard wine-and-dine game plan for free agents due to Cousins recently taking to a more restrictive diet touted by New England Patriots signal-caller Tom Brady.The Vikings welcomed Cousins, his wife, Julie, and son, Cooper, ...2018
  • • Vikings receiver from Germany trying to catch up quickly
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) When Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer canceled the last session of minicamp as a reward for the team's offseason work, most players were surprised and delighted by the early start on summer vacation....2016
  • • Coming from Germany, learning curve steep for Vikings rookie
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) When Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer canceled the last session of minicamp as a reward for the team's offseason work, most players were surprised and delighted by the early start on summer vacation....2016
  • • The Evolution of Adam Jones, the Cornerback Formerly Known as Pacman
    2016
  • • NFL Week 15 Picks: The Rise and Fall of the 49ers Empire (Also: Johnny Manziel)
    2014

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Mike Zimmer trade, contract, salary rumors

  • Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer faces playoff mandate to return in 2022?
    • Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer faces playoff mandate to return in 2022?
    Just over a year after signing a contract extension, there now seems to be a real possibility that Zimmer could be fired by the end of the season....2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: Vikings are “top-heavy with finances,” depth is a concern
    At a time of year when some NFL head coaches are outwardly optimistic about the upcoming season, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer admitted some concern today. Zimmer acknowledged that the Vikings have a lot of salary cap space tied up at the top of the roster, and said that makes it hard for the team to [more]...2021
  • • Christian Darrisaw still struggling with groin injury
    When Vikings first-round draft pick Christian Darrisaw missed practice time in Organized Team Activities, head coach Mike Zimmer called it just “a little groin pull.” But it seems to be more than that. Darrisaw is still struggling with the injury and has been missing training camp practices. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reported that [more]...2021
  • Vikings' Patrick Peterson: The teacher who is still learning in Year 11
    • Vikings' Patrick Peterson: The teacher who is still learning in Year 11
    Mike Zimmer has prolonged the careers of other great corners. Peterson could be the latest, and he has more to offer than just his play....2021
  • • Progress slow for Vikes rookie Darrisaw; line still in flux
    Improving the offensive line has been a high priority for the Minnesota Vikings in recent drafts after years of neglect. Christian Darrisaw is the latest attempt at procuring a building block for the group. Two weeks into training camp, the likelihood of an immediate impact from their first-round pick is low because of an injury a frustrated coach Mike Zimmer described as “nagging all the time.”...2021
  • • Hang on, folks: Vikings’ Zimmer could turn to a rookie kicker
    Riley Patterson is a rookie. He's a kicker. He wasn't drafted. He spent the first 15 days of Vikings training camp nursing an injured left foot while on the Physically Unable to Perform list. And, oh yeah, he works for Mike Zimmer, an old-school coach not known for being patient with kickers. "Yeah," said Patterson, "being a rookie, it felt like I was in that training room forever trying to ......2021
  • • Mike Zimmer on Danielle Hunter: We’ll see what happens at minicamp
    Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter has not been taking part in voluntary work with the Vikings the last two weeks and head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that he doesn’t know what Hunter’s plans are for their upcoming mandatory minicamp. Talk of Hunter’s desire for a new contract that would make him the highest-paid defensive [more]...2021
  • • Rick Spielman, Vikings monitor fate of Aaron Rodgers
    Last year, after the Packers traded up in round one to select quarterback Jordan Love, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made an observation that was mainly joke and perhaps some wishful thinking: “I think Rodgers should retire.” Now that Rodgers reportedly wants out of Green Bay (and has said nothing publicly to push back against that), [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer appears unconcerned about Danielle Hunter’s injury, contract
    Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter reportedly isn’t happy with the contract he signed in 2018. Hunter’s position, though, is complicated by the fact that he’s rehabbing a neck injury that kept him out of the 2020 season. Mike Zimmer said Wednesday he has not talked to the two-time Pro Bowler this offseason, but the Vikings [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: Kyle Rudolph will be missed
    The Vikings confirmed they are making tight end Kyle Rudolph a salary cap casualty. Rudolph announced his departure from Minnesota a few minutes before the Vikings released the news. “Kyle has been a leader and mentor for us on and off the field from the first day I arrived in Minnesota,” Vikings coach Mike Zimmer [more]...2021

Mike Zimmer stats and results

  • • Mike Zimmer: Sunday was best offensive performance since I became Vikings head coach
    The Vikings went into Sunday’s game against the Seahawks without running back Dalvin Cook, but his absence didn’t stop them from thriving offensively. Kirk Cousins threw for 323 yards, Alexander Mattison ran for 112, and the Vikings scored points on six of their eight possessions during a 30-17 win over the Seahawks. After the game, [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer on Kirk Cousins: “Kirk’s our guy”
    Some think that San Francisco’s search for a new signal-caller could result in a trade for Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, given Cousins’ Washington connection to Kyle Shanahan. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer sounds disinclined to consider such a deal. “Kirk’s our guy,” Zimmer said Friday on NFL Network. “You know, he had a terrific year this [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer on Dan Bailey: I don’t think we have a kicker we can’t depend on
    From Week 1 to Week 12, Vikings kicker Dan Bailey was having a solid season. He’d made 10-of-12 field goals and 26-of-27 extra point attempts. But things have changed in the last two weeks. Bailey’s missed three extra points and four field goals in Minnesota’s last two games, including all four of his kicks — [more]...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer on Adam Thielen’s status: We’ll have to see as week goes along
    Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen went on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday and a report on Tuesday indicated that he had a positive test for the coronavirus. That report also said that he received a negative result on a subsequent test, which raised the possibility of a false positive on the initial test. Vikings head coach [more]...2020
  • • Vikings short on healthy corners at Thursday’s practice
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers thinks it’s crazy that Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer would be on the hot seat as a result of the team’s 1-5 start to the season, but he could help turn up the heat with a strong outing against Minnesota this weekend. His chances of doing that may be helped by [more]...2020
  • • Aaron Rodgers says it’s “absolutely crazy” if Mike Zimmer is on the hot seat
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been squaring off with Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer for years, and Rodgers says that’s a tough challenge. So when Rodgers was asked about talk that Zimmer could be fired as a result of the Vikings’ highly disappointing 2020 season, he was surprised. Rodgers told reporters today that he thinks [more]...2020
  • • Vikings defense reeling after “ugly” start
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer stood on his record during training camp, expressing confidence despite their renovations that “I’ve never had a bad defense.” The early results weren’t promising, after Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers strafed his rebuilt secondary, and the Vikings allowed 43 points in a dispiriting loss. “Luckily we had one goal-line stand,” Zimmer joked, [more]...2020
  • • Vikings say Cameron Smith had successful open-heart surgery
    The Vikings offered an encouraging update on linebacker Cameron Smith, who will miss the season as a result of a congenital heart condition. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Smith had successful open-heart surgery. Smith is hospitalized in Philadelphia but Zimmer said he hopes Smith will be able to spend time with the team down the [more]...2020
  • • Vikings have 12 positive test results from the lab that generated false results
    The Vikings will practice on Sunday with 10 percent of their roster suddenly gone. Via Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com, coach Mike Zimmer said that eight players, one coach, and three staff members received news of a positive test. The results came from the same New Jersey lab currently under investigation for false results. The Vikings [more]...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer “really not concerned” about failed fourth down with game on line
    The Vikings came roaring back on Monday night against the Seahawks after trailing by 17 points, and after cutting the margin to four points the Vikings had the ball with plenty of time on the clock. Facing fourth and three from their own 42, the Vikings called a play that involved a pair of “go” [more]...2019

Mike Zimmer parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Mike Zimmer draws comparisons to Kevin Stefanski for new OC Klint Kubiak
    The Minnesota Vikings will have a third different offensive coordinator in as many seasons as Klint Kubiak takes over the role his father, Gary, held last season. The elder Kubiak returned to a role as offensive coordinator last year for the Vikings as prior coordinator Kevin Stefanski was named head coach of the Cleveland Browns [more]...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer: I didn’t do a good enough job getting young kids ready to play
    After the Vikings were overwhelmed by the New Orleans offense in a 52-33 Christmas Day loss, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said that this year’s defense is the worst he’s ever coached. He noted that the unit is “undermanned” due to the many injuries they’ve experienced before and during the season, but called it no [more]...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer: Peaceful protests can help bring change, and we need change
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer issued a statement Tuesday, addressing George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25 that set off racial unrest around the nation. “I want to express my deepest condolences to the family and friends of George Floyd as well as the entire community for his senseless death,” Zimmer wrote. “Peaceful protests can [more]...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer enjoys quarantining with his co-defensive coordinator
    Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer’s able to have a bit more time for staff meetings than other coaches, since he’s sheltering in place with his co-defensive coordinator. Of course, that assistant coach is also his son Adam, which makes it easier, since they’re staying on the family’s 160-acre ranch in Kentucky. But it definitely comes [more]...2020
  • • Vikings to move on from Anthony Harris?
    The Vikings currently have just $1.3M of salary cap space, the lowest amount in the league at the moment, which means that they will have to make some tough decisions as the offseason goes along. One of those decisions involves safety Anthony Harris, who sounds likely to leave Minnesota when free agency opens in March. Speaking to reporters at the scouting combine, head coach Mike Zimmer said, “I ...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer doesn’t want to talk about the Minneapolis Miracle
    The Vikings and the Saints have met four times in the playoffs. Their most recent encounter, two years ago, sparked one of the most memorable moments in league history. The coach whose team won the Minneapolis Miracle game has no desire to talk about it as the Vikings and Saints prepare to do battle in [more]...2020
  • • Vikings sign Mike Zimmer to extension
    Mike Zimmer is no longer a lame duck for 2019. The Vikings exercised his option for the 2020 season, GM Rick Spielman confirms (Twitter link via ESPN.com’s Courtney Cronin). Zimmer, 63 in June, has led the Vikings to two playoff appearances (and two divisional crowns) over his five seasons. In 2017, the Vikings reached the NFC Championship Game where they were stopped by the Eagles. Last year, the...2019
  • • Andrew Sendejo fined $53K for hit officials told him he did everything right on
    During last Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness on a hit he made against Davante Adams.After the game, in a radio appearance with KFAN, head coach Mike Zimmer said Sendejo was told by the officials during the game that he could not have possible done anything different on the play but that the league ...2018
  • • Youth camp reveals softer side of Vikings coach Mike Zimmer
    His football camp is where the intense Zimmer cuts loose while honoring the one who motivated the family to give back -- his late wife, Vikki....2018
  • Dissecting the busy veteran quarterback market this NFL offseason
    • Dissecting the busy veteran quarterback market this NFL offseason
    Nothing has remotely matched the hyperactive veteran quarterback market for creating intrigue and interest thus far this NFL offseason. And it cranked to life even before that offseason began for all 32 teams, given that Kansas City struck its blockbuster deal to send starter Alex Smith to Washington five days before the Eagles upset the Patriots in Super Bowl LII. At the moment there are at least...2018

Top Mike Zimmer news

  • • Dalvin Cook says he'll play vs. Lions in Week 14; Mike Zimmer expects him close to 100 percent
    The star Vikings running back exited Monday's loss to Seattle early with a shoulder injury...2019
  • • Zimmer: Adrian Peterson can play for us, or not play
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made it simple for Adrian Peterson: He can either play in Minnesota or not play at all. Zimmer also said his star running back won't play anywhere else....2015
  • • Vikings brass meets with Peterson at star running back's home
    GM Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer have started the process to bring Adrian Peterson back into the fold....2015
  • • Terence Newman, Minnesota Vikings reach deal
    Veteran cornerback Terence Newman is reuniting with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. What can Minnesota expect from the 36-year-old this season?...2015
  • • Mike Wallace Traded to Vikings: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis
    2015
  • • Vikings name Gary Kubiak offensive coordinator following loss of Kevin Stefanski to Browns, per report
    Mike Zimmer has his man, and he was sitting right next to him the entire time...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson to get 'heavy' workload
    Although running backs coach Kirby Wilson told Around The NFL that the Vikings backfield will be more balanced this year, coach Mike Zimmer vows to give Adrian Peterson a "heavy" workload....2015
  • • Mike Zimmer gives emotional, uplifting speech to Vikings after loss
    The second-year head coach handled Sunday's Wild Card loss with class and dignity....2016
  • • Vikings upset would impact playoff picture
    Mike Zimmer building Vikings on defense, Teddy Bridgewater...2014
  • • Mike Zimmer: The balls didn't affect AFC title game
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer spoke about the league's investigation into whether the Patriots used overly-deflated footballs while at Senior Bowl practice on Wednesday. Find out why he was unmoved....2015
  • • Zimmer: Peterson trade not in Vikings' plans
    Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that his team has no plans to trade Adrian Peterson and that he expects the star running back to honor his contract....2015
  • • Vikings' Mike Zimmer to have emergency eye surgery
    Mike Zimmer may not be on the sidelines tomorrow. The Vikings coach will have emergency eye surgery on Wednesday night, the team announced, and his status for Thursday night's game is uncertain....2016
  • • Zimmer thinks Peterson will return to Vikes
    Though Adrian Peterson has said that a fresh start with a new team might be beneficial, coach Mike Zimmer told ESPN.com that he believes the star running back will return to the Minnesota Vikings when he's reinstated....2014
  • • Zimmer: Cordarrelle Patterson running better routes
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer recently noted that Cordarrelle Patterson's route running has improved this offseason. Can Minnesota finally rely on the wideout to give the offense a playmaking dimension?...2015

Mike Zimmer fantasy rankings and news

  • • Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 10: Making the Call on Fantasy Football Fringe Starters
    2016
  • • Week 3 Waiver Wire: Projecting Top Fantasy Football Adds and Drops
    2016
  • • Adrian Peterson, Shaun Hill's Fantasy Outlook After Teddy Bridgewater's Injury
    2016
  • • Adrian Peterson Q&A: Vikings RB on Age, Training and How the NFL 'Really Is'
    2016
  • • Mike Zimmer on Teddy Bridgewater critics: So fantasy football
    Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said on PFT Live last month that criticism of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is “unfair” because he runs the offense as directed by the coaching staff and because “the most important thing is when you look at the end of the day is wins and losses and Teddy is definitely a…...2016
  • • Mike Zimmer dismisses Teddy Bridgewater criticism
    Critics tend to nitpick Teddy Bridgewater because the Minnesota Vikings quarterback lacks the obvious physical tools of other NFL signal-callers. Coach Mike Zimmer dismissed those hot takes as a product of the fantasy football mentality....2016
  • • Monday Morning Hangover: 5 Reasons a Patriots-Panthers Super Bowl Won't Happen
    2015
  • • Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson, Stefon Diggs Post-Week 10 Fantasy Advice
    2015
  • • Monday Morning Hangover: Scary, Sad, Season-Changing Week 8 Injuries
    2015
  • • Teddy Bridgewater, Stefon Diggs, Mike Wallace Post-Week 7 Fantasy Advice
    2015

Mike Zimmer schedule, game

  • • Dalvin Cook inactive for Vikings
    2021
  • • Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer faces playoff mandate to return in 2022?
    2021
  • • Vikings staff under pressure due to playoff mandate, and tension has heightened after 0-1 start
    Ownership seriously considered getting rid of Mike Zimmer even after 2019 playoff appearance...2021
  • • Mike Zimmer scoffs at hot-seat talk
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has said on multiple occasions that he expects the team to be pretty good this year. And he may be right. What happens if he’s not? A second straight year of no playoffs could trigger a change in Minnesota. Zimmer isn’t flinching at the chatter; he’s pushing back against it. “I [more]...2021
  • • Despite limited practice, Kellen Mond gets extended work in preseason debut
    A COVID diagnosis has limited the ability of rookie quarterback Kellen Mond to practice in training camp. Still, with only three practices under his belt, Mond got plenty of work against the Broncos on Saturday. “He needs to speed up the tempo,” coach Mike Zimmer said of Mond’s first half performance. “He made some plays [more]...2021
  • • Christian Darrisaw still struggling with groin injury
    2021
  • • Progress slow for Vikes rookie Darrisaw; line still in flux
    2021
  • • Hang on, folks: Vikings’ Zimmer could turn to a rookie kicker
    2021
  • • Vikings new O-line coach Phil Rauscher has no issues getting his voice to be heard
    Aug. 7—When Vikings coach Mike Zimmer described new offensive line coach Phil Rauscher at the start of training camp, one of the first words he used was "boisterous." He wasn't exaggerating. Rauscher has been perhaps the loudest guy on the field at the TCO Performance Center in Eagan, and Friday was no different. During individual offensive line drills, Rauscher barked out things such as, "Hit ......2021
  • • Betting odds show Vic Fangio, Matt Nagy and Mike Zimmer on the hot seat
    Broncos coach Vic Fangio, Bears coach Matt Nagy and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer are the coaches with the hottest seats, if betting odds are to be believed. Fangio is at 5-to-1 odds to be the first coach to resign or get fired in 2021, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. That makes Fangio, who is 12-20 [more]...2021

Mike Zimmer rumors, scandals

  • Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer backs Kirk Cousins amid trade speculation
    • Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer backs Kirk Cousins amid trade speculation
    In his third season with the Vikings, Cousins completed 67.6% of his passes for 4,265 yards and a career-high 35 touchdowns against 13 interceptions....2021
  • • Vikings finalizing multiyear extension with Mike Zimmer
    The Vikings are finalizing a multiyear contract extension with head coach Mike Zimmer, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Zimmer, 64, was entering the final year of his contract, so the extension ends speculation about his future in Minnesota. He already is the third-winningest coach in team history, with a 57-38-1 record and three postseason [more]...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer says Vikings expect Everson Griffen to re-sign with team
    Everson Griffen has spent his entire career with the Minnesota Vikings, but there has been speculation that the veteran defensive end could look for a fresh start now that he has opted out of the final three years of his contract. According to Mike Zimmer, the Vikings do not expect that to happen. Zimmer told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday that the Vikings met with Griffen’s ag...2020
  • • Vikings’ Mike Zimmer signals massive roster overhaul
    The Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 season came to an ugly conclusion Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The final score of 27-10 doesn’t do the game justice. Minnesota was whooped on both sides of the ball, ending its season in premature fashion after a shocking win over the New Orleans Saints the week prior. As we’re witnessing a major shake up of the team’s coachin...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer signals massive roster overhaul this offseason
    The Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 season came to an ugly conclusion Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The final score of 27-10 doesn’t do the game justice. Minnesota was whooped on both sides of the ball, ending its season in premature fashion after a shocking win over the New Orleans Saints the week prior. As we’re witnessing a major shake up of the team’s coachin...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer hints at massive roster overhaul this offseason
    The Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 season came to an ugly conclusion Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The final score of 27-10 doesn’t do the game justice. Minnesota was whooped on both sides of the ball, ending its season in premature fashion after a shocking win over the New Orleans Saints the week prior. As we’re witnessing a major shake up of the team’s coachin...2020
  • • Vikings have “every intent” of Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman remaining in Minnesota
    The team whose G.M. once declared he has “no intent” to trade Percy Harvin has no intent to move on from said G.M., or from the team’s head coach. In a statement issued Friday, Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf addressed speculation regarding the status of coach Mike Zimmer and G.M. Rick Spielman. “We value Mike and [more]...2020
  • Vikings' Mike Zimmer noncommittal about Stefon Diggs' Week 5 status amid trade speculation
    • Vikings' Mike Zimmer noncommittal about Stefon Diggs' Week 5 status amid trade speculation
    The uncertainty comes after Diggs missed Wednesday's practice and was mysteriously listed as "Not Injury Related."...2019
  • • Report: Hue Jackson not expected to become Vikings’ offensive coordinator
    Hue Jackson may have a shockingly bad record as an NFL head coach, but he remains a candidate for the Cincinnati Bengals’ job and several assistant coaching jobs across the league. According to one report, however, the Minnesota Vikings are not as interested in Jackson as rumblings would indicate. Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski is no longer under contract with the team and h...2019
  • • Vikings coach Mike Zimmer shoots down rumors he could retire or resign
    Mike Zimmer has battled some health issues in recent years and is coming off a disappointing season in which the Minnesota Vikings failed to make the playoffs, but the head coach insists he is not going anywhere — at least voluntarily. In a text message to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network on Monday, Zimmer made it clear that he has no plans to resign or retire. Pelissero was also told by sources that ...2018

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