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Continued: New Vikings coach Zimmer sets championship as his goal

  • Article by: MASTER TESFATSION , Star Tribune
  • Last update: January 18, 2014 - 12:43 AM

Zimmer said the last two days have been a “whirlwind” as he adjusted into his new position, but he spoke like someone determined to prove he is worthy to be a head coach.

If he can find a way to get a diamond-encrusted Norseman ring on the fingers of the Wilfs, it will be a while before Zimmer’s next introductory news conference.







 

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