Master Tesfatsion

Digital reporter | Vikings
Phone: 612-849-5435
Master is the digital reporter for the Vikings in his first year covering the NFL. He previously covered the Rangers for and interned at and the Seattle Times. Master graduated from Arizona State University, where he spent four years working for the student newspaper, the State Press.

Recent content from Master Tesfatsion

Vikings' Peterson faces surgery

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was hampered by a groin injury late in the season, will have surgery, two outlets reported Wednesday.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 06:35 AM

Hageman, Henderson back together for Senior Bowl

NFL prospects Ra'Shede Hageman and Seantrel Henderson said their relationship dates to the seventh grade. They have crossed paths once again this week at the Senior Bowl with a professional future ahead.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 06:26 AM

Vikings staff takes shape and hits the ground running

There hasn’t been any official announcements about Vikings coach Mike Zimmer’s staff, but some of those pieces already are busy behind the scenes at the Senior Bowl. That includes the new quarterbacks coach Scott Turner, who will hold the position under his father, Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 12:20 PM

Adam Zimmer shadowing father at Senior Bowl

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer’s son, an assistant defensive backs coach with the Bengals last season, said a deal to bring him to Minnesota is almost complete.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 12:21 AM

New Vikings coach Zimmer sets championship as his goal

Mike Zimmer stepped to the podium Friday morning and became the new face of the Minnesota Vikings. “I feel like I was destined to do this,” Zimmer said.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 12:43 AM

Vikings notes: Edwards could be defensive coordinator

New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer immediately began working the phones to build his staff the day after being hired Wednesday.While...

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 11:56 PM

Vikings prepare for coach Mike Zimmer: 'He’ll get in your face'

By hiring Mike Zimmer, the Vikings picked a coach who will bring verbal intensity and, yes, curse words — an approach unlike his predecessor’s.

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 02:10 PM

Defensive guru Zimmer will have work to do with Vikings

Fixing a porous Vikings defense will be Mike Zimmer’s first big task.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 11:48 PM

Vikings notes: Tragedy struck Zimmer in 2009

In 2009, Mike Zimmer’s life changed in an instant.His wife, Vikki Zimmer, died unexpectedly of natural causes at age 50...

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 11:47 PM

Vikings, Zimmer meet again today, but no decision announced

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer flew in for a lengthy second interview Tuesday. The day ended with Zimmer as neither the head coach nor out of the running.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 09:26 AM

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