Latest Mike Zimmer News

With no holdouts, Vikings take good vibes into summer break

Jun. 13, 2018 4:02 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Several prominent players across the NFL have skipped mandatory minicamps this week, subjecting themselves to team fines out of concern for their contract status in a league where so little is guaranteed. Everyone is accounted for in Minnesota, where good vibes from the top of the...

49ers WR Goodwin overcomes adversity, wins Halas Award

Jun. 13, 2018 1:38 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin has won the 2018 George Halas Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. The Halas Award is given to a NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed. Goodwin had a career year on the field...

The Latest: Bethea: New NFL policy 'not really a compromise'

May. 23, 2018 7:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem but permitting them to stay in the locker room if they prefer (all times EDT): ___ 6 p.m. Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea says the NFL's new national anthem policy is...

Vikings cornerback Terence Newman: 'This will be it for me.'

May. 1, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Only time will tell how sweet Terence Newman's 16th season in the NFL turns out to be. The oldest active defensive player in the league is almost certain, though, it will be his last. "You have to figure out something else that you want to do, once you get to my age," Newman said on a...

Vikings take UCF cornerback Mike Hughes in 1st round

Apr. 27, 2018 1:19 AM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings selected Central Florida cornerback Mike Hughes with the 30th pick in the first round on Thursday night, resisting temptation to pass up a premium position while counting on depth in the pool of offensive linemen to help them later in the draft. Hughes played only...