Vikings Head Coach Search: Latest Rumors and Buzz After Leslie Frazier's Firing

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistDecember 30, 2013

USA Today

Updates from Wednesday, Jan. 15

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Vikings will hire Mike Zimmer as head coach:

Vikings are hiring Mike Zimmer as their HC, per league source.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 15, 2014

ESPN's Chris Mortensen previously reported negotiations between Mike Zimmer and the Vikings were taking place:

Mike Zimmer and Vikings are moving toward a deal, hoping to complete negotiations by today, per league sources.

— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 15, 2014

Mark Maske of The Washington Post previously reported Zimmer was the front-runner to fill the Vikings' vacant head-coaching position:

Source says it's "looking good" for Mike Zimmer to be hired by Vikings as their head coach, perhaps as soon as today. Nothing certain yet.

— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) January 15, 2014

Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reiterated: 

No job offer for Mike Zimmer from #Vikings. But it was all positive from both sides. Lot of optimism that he’s the guy. But nothing firm

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 15, 2014

 

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