Latest Mike Zimmer News

Vikings slowly but surely adjust to yet another new offense

Jun. 14, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Stefon Diggs has dived into yet another playbook. The fifth-year player is taking direction from a fourth offensive coordinator, Kevin Stefanski, since he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings. As challenging as the frequent changes in philosophy and terminology have been, well, at least...

Vikings, Rudolph reach contract extension agreement

Jun. 11, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings weren't willing to part with Kyle Rudolph despite their lack of salary cap space, and the ninth-year tight end sure didn't want to leave. No matter the tricky nature of making the numbers work for both sides, the mutual desire to keep the team's longest-tenured...

Vikings hire ex-NFL vet Kaeding as part-time kicking coach

May. 29, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired nine-year NFL veteran Nate Kaeding as a part-time kicking coach. Kaeding, a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the San Diego Chargers, has begun working with Vikings specialists this spring. He's been at the practice facility a couple of times per week, with...