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Vikings reportedly hire Zimmer as new head coach

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Vikings reportedly hire Zimmer as new head coach
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(Eden Prairie, MN)  --  Multiple media outlets report the Minnesota Vikings have chosen Mike Zimmer as their next head coach. 

The Fifty-seven-year-old Zimmer has been defensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals since 2008 and previously worked with the Atlanta Falcons and Dallas Cowboys.  He's a 20-year assistant coaching veteran in the NFL but this will be his first head coaching job.  ESPN is reporting the team and Zimmer are hammering out contract details today. 

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There is no official word from the Vikings on when Zimmer will be formally introduced.  He'll become the ninth coach in Vikings history.

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