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Mike Zimmer has been hired as the new coach of the Minnesota Vikings, reported Wednesday. Zimmer has been serving as defensive coordinator for the Bengals. (USA Today)

Report: Vikings tab Zimmer: Cincinnati D-coordinator to replace Frazier

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Mike Zimmer became a bit of a media star last summer of the HBO series “Hard Knocks.” Now, he’ll hold down a starring role with the Minnesota Vikings.


The Vikings on Wednesday offered the Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator their head coaching job and he accepted. He becomes the ninth coach in the team’s history, replacing Leslie Frazier, who was fired Dec. 30.

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