Vikings reportedly hire Zimmer as new head coach
(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.