Mike Zimmer

Tony Sparano Dies Suddenly At 56

Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach, Former Head Coach of the Miami Dolphins

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano has died. Sources say he died in his home Saturday night. He was 56-years-old. Sparano joined the Vikings in 2016 as offensive line coach and had previously worked with Coach Mike Zimmer. Before joining the Vikings, Sparano was the head coach of the Miami Dolphins from 2008 to 2011. He…

Viking’s Head Coach Zimmer Reacts to New NFL Kneeling Policy

The NFL will fine teams when players and personnel kneel during the Star Spangled Banner

EAGAN, Minn. — NFL owners voted Wednesday to fine players and personnel who kneel for the National Anthem beginning this season. If players do not wish to stand for the Star Spangled Banner, they will now be allowed to remain in the locker room until after the Anthem is over. The controversy began when former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick…

Zimmer unsure when Bradford will be ready to go

The Vikings coach says Bradford will play when he's ready

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings offense did not fare well without Sam Bradford at quarterback. Head coach Mike Zimmer is not prepared to say if Bradford will play this weekend against Tampa Bay. “He feels better today,” Zimmer said of Bradford. “I anticipate that when he’s ready to practice and when he’s ready to play, he’ll play. Honestly,…

Bridgewater Optimistic about 2017 Return

Teddy Bridgewater will begin the season the Vikings PUP list.

MANKATO, Minn. (Minnesota Vikings) — Whether it’s been learning to walk again or going through the painstaking process of trying to put on his pants, Teddy Bridgewater has endured quite the grind over the past 11 months. But the Vikings quarterback has remained steadfast in his resolve, even on days where progress might be tough to see. Bridgewater met with the media Thursday at…