Chart: Vikings coaching candidates

  • Updated: January 12, 2014 - 12:42 AM

VIKINGS COACH CANDIDATES

Mike Zimmer, Bengals defensive coordinator

Guided Cincinnati to a top-10 defense over the past three seasons. He prefers a 4-3 defense but has previously coached a 3-4.

Todd Bowles, Cardinals defensive coordinator

Arizona led the NFL in rushing defense in his first season as defensive coordinator. He was the Dolphins’ interim head coach for three games in 2011.

Dan Quinn, Seahawks defensive coordinator

Seattle led the league in total defense, pass defense and points allowed in his first year as defensive coordinator. He was Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd’s defensive coordinator at Florida in 2011-12.

Ray Horton, Browns defensive coordinator

Cleveland was a top-10 defense this season in Horton’s first year with the organization after finishing 23rd last year. He’s part of Steelers defensive coordinator and Hall of Famer Dick LeBeau’s coaching tree.

Darrell Bevell, Seahawks offensive coordinator

Vikings offensive coordinator under Brad Childress, Bevell helped with the development of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. The rushing offense has ranked in the top five over the past two seasons.

Adam Gase, Broncos offensive coordinator

In his first season as offensive coordinator, the Broncos led the NFL in total offense and points per game. QB Peyton Manning set single-season records in passing yards and touchdowns.

Greg Roman, 49ers offensive coordinator

After two seasons on the Ravens staff, was the head coach of his alma mater, Holy Spirit High (Absecon, N.J.), in 2008 before joining head coach Jim Harbaugh at Stanford and now in San Francisco.

Ken Whisenhunt, Chargers offensive coordinator

The only coach on this list with true NFL head coaching experience, he led the Cardinals to the Super Bowl during his six-year tenure. The Chargers finished fifth in total offense this season.

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Pittsburgh - LP: F. Liriano 0 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto 4
Tampa Bay - LP: J. Odorizzi 0 FINAL
Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez 3
Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Hammel 0 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka 3
St. Louis - LP: J. Kelly 1 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: W. Peralta 5
NY Mets - WP: D. Gee 5 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy 2
Atlanta - WP: J. Teheran 1 FINAL
Philadelphia - LP: C. Lee 0
Chicago Cubs - LP: T. Wood 0 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda 2
Cleveland - WP: Z. McAllister 3 FINAL
Detroit - LP: A. Sanchez 2
Washington - WP: D. Storen 6 FINAL
Miami - LP: M. Dunn 3
Seattle - LP: F. Rodney 2 FINAL
Texas - WP: P. Figueroa 3
Boston - WP: C. Capuano 6 FINAL
Chicago WSox - LP: L. Garcia 4
Kansas City - WP: D. Duffy 6 FINAL
Houston - LP: J. Williams 4
Toronto 0 Postponed
Minnesota 0
Oakland - LP: D. Pomeranz 4 FINAL
LA Angels - WP: J. Smith 5
Colorado - LP: J. De La Rosa 2 FINAL
San Diego - WP: A. Cashner 4
Los Angeles - LP: J. Howell 1 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: J. Machi 2
Chicago 86 FINAL
Charlotte 91
Indiana 101 FINAL
Orlando 86
Atlanta 111 FINAL
Milwaukee 103
Dallas 105 FINAL
Memphis 106
Detroit 111 FINAL
Oklahoma City 112
Houston 100 FINAL
New Orleans 105
LA Lakers 113 FINAL
San Antonio 100
Brooklyn 85 FINAL
Cleveland 114
Philadelphia 100 FINAL
Miami 87
Utah 136 FINAL
Minnesota 130
Washington 118 FINAL
Boston 102
Toronto 92 FINAL
New York 95
Golden State 116 FINAL
Denver 112
LA Clippers 104 FINAL
Portland 110
Phoenix 104 FINAL
Sacramento 99
Montreal 5 FINAL(OT)
Tampa Bay 4
Columbus 3 FINAL
Pittsburgh 4
Dallas 3 FINAL
Anaheim 4
Philadelphia 1 FINAL
Red Bull New York 2
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13

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