REPORT: Vikings to Hire Zimmer as Coach

By KBJR News 1

REPORT: Vikings to Hire Zimmer as Coach

January 15, 2014 Updated Jan 15, 2014 at 9:48 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Minnesota Vikings are finalizing contract details and will hire Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator as the team's next head coach, that according to a report on Wednesday morning by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Zimmer, who has been with the Bengals the past six seasons, had a second interview with the Vikings on Tuesday and remained in Minnesota overnight.

Minnesota has been searching for a head coach ever since firing Leslie Frazier on Dec. 30, that after he had led the team to an overall record of (21-33-1) in three-plus seasons.

Official word of the hiring has not yet come from the team.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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