Vikings Hire Bengals DC Mike Zimmer as Head Coach
Nolan Thomas | 01/15/14 | 11:12 PM EST 0 Comments
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Another rookie head coach.

On Wednesday the Minnesota Vikings announced the hiring of Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their new head coach.

 

Zimmer, 57, had been the Bengals’ defensive coordinator the past six seasons and this will be his first head coaching job on the NFL or collegiate level.

 

“We are excited to welcome Mike as the new leader of the Minnesota Vikings,” Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said in a team issued statement. “He has a proven track record of success at every stop in the NFL and we look forward to him maintaining that consistency here in Minnesota.”

In this Article: MIKE ZIMMER | MINNESOTA VIKINGS | CINCINNATI BENGALS | ZYGI WILF

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