Mike Zimmer Hired As Vikings Head Coach
Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer was hired as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday night.
Vikings are hiring Mike Zimmer as their HC, per league source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 15, 2014
Zimmer, 57, has been with the Bengals since 2008. His career has also included stops in Dallas and Atlanta, as well as a handful of NCAA coordinator jobs. The Vikings job will be Zimmer’s first as a head coach at any level.