Several media sources are reporting that the Vikings have hired Mike Zimmer as their new head coach:
The Vikings have hired Mike Zimmer as their new head coach.
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) January 15, 2014
BREAKING: The Vikings are hiring Bengals Defensive Coordinator, Mike Zimmer, as their new head coach. (Via @AdamSchefter)
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) January 15, 2014
Look for Zimmer to target #Bengals LBs coach Paul Guenther as his defensive coordinator.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 15, 2014
Fired up about Coach Zimmer! As a Cincy kid he's been fun to watch there and can't wait to work with him! Welcome to the @Vikings!
— Kyle Rudolph (@KyleRudolph82) January 15, 2014
Welcome coach Zimmer to the Vikings!!!
— Brian Robison (@Brian_Robison) January 15, 2014
— Fran Tarkenton (@Fran_Tarkenton) January 15, 2014
Very excited to play for coach Zimmer and to see the staff that he puts together. #skolvikings
— John Sullivan (@JASully65) January 15, 2014
Zimmer quickly became a popular coach while the Bengals were on Hard Knocks last summer. Vikings fans seem to think Zimmer will make a great fit. This could be something that would mark the return of The Purple People Eaters!!! Stay tuned folks!!!