Home » Posts tagged with "Rick Spielman"

Posts tagged with "Rick Spielman"

Vikings hire Mike Zimmer as head coach

Vikings hire Mike Zimmer as head coach

Jan. 22 |             After 35 years as an assistant coach, the dream of Mike Zimmer finally comes through. He succeeds Leslie Frazier as the ninth head coach in Minnesota Vikings history. Zimmer has been patient, waiting and...

Rooney Rule still looking like ‘Rooney Ruse’

Rooney Rule still looking like ‘Rooney Ruse’

Jan. 8 |                 “It’s duck season.” “It’s rabbit season.” “Duck season!” “Rabbit season!” Remember this cartoon debate? Well, both Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are wrong — it’s football...

Leslie Frazier out as Vikings head coach!

Leslie Frazier out as Vikings head coach!

Jan. 2 |   “Enough,” said the Vikings. Head Coach Leslie Frazier has been fired by the Vikings after going 5-10-1 this season in a Division where 8-7-1 wins it. The Vikings are now again searching for a head coach. Frazier took over as head coach...

NFL continues to score high in hiring diversity

NFL continues to score high in hiring diversity

Oct. 31 | Third in an occasional series Vikings President Rick SpielmanPhoto by Charles Hallman Historically, pro football has been slow to embrace racial diversity, especially at high-profile positions such as quarterback and coach. There was a nearly seven-decade...