Zimmer's 2018 to-do list: Hire coordinator, sort out quarterbacks

Zimmer's 2018 to-do list: Hire coordinator, sort out quarterbacks

While things appear to be set up for the Vikings to have another strong season in 2018, two important positions on offense will have to be filled.

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An offensive line that both from the eye test and from statistical measure was improved from 2016 to 2017 struggled badly in the loss to Philadelphia.

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer held his season-ending news conference Tuesday at Winter Park.
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ESPN reported the Giants gave Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur a five-year contract, making him a head coach for the second time in his career.
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Vikings' other loss: TV viewership tanked as game got out of hand

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 13 3 0 .813 382 252 7-1 6-2
    Detroit 9 7 0 .563 410 376 4-4 5-3
    Green Bay 7 9 0 .438 320 384 4-4 3-5
    Chicago 5 11 0 .313 264 320 3-5 2-6
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    New Orleans 11 5 0 .688 448 326 7-1 4-4
    Carolina 11 5 0 .688 363 327 6-2 5-3
    Atlanta 10 6 0 .625 353 315 5-3 5-3
    Tampa Bay 5 11 0 .313 335 382 4-4 1-7
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 13 3 0 .813 457 295 7-1 6-2
    Dallas 9 7 0 .563 354 332 3-5 6-2
    Washington 7 9 0 .438 342 388 5-3 2-6
    NY Giants 3 13 0 .188 246 388 2-6 1-7
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 11 5 0 .688 478 329 4-4 7-1
    Seattle 9 7 0 .563 366 332 4-4 5-3
    Arizona 8 8 0 .500 295 361 5-3 3-5
    San Francisco 6 10 0 .375 331 383 3-5 3-5
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 13 3 0 .813 406 308 6-2 7-1
    Baltimore 9 7 0 .563 395 303 5-3 4-4
    Cincinnati 7 9 0 .438 290 349 4-4 3-5
    Cleveland 0 16 0 .000 234 410 0-8 0-8
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Jacksonville 10 6 0 .625 417 268 6-2 4-4
    Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 334 356 6-2 3-5
    Indianapolis 4 12 0 .250 263 404 3-5 1-7
    Houston 4 12 0 .250 338 436 3-5 1-7
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 13 3 0 .813 458 296 6-2 7-1
    Buffalo 9 7 0 .563 302 359 6-2 3-5
    Miami 6 10 0 .375 281 393 4-4 2-6
    NY Jets 5 11 0 .313 298 382 4-4 1-7
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 10 6 0 .625 415 339 6-2 4-4
    Los Angeles 9 7 0 .563 355 272 5-3 4-4
    Oakland 6 10 0 .375 301 373 4-4 2-6
    Denver 5 11 0 .313 289 382 4-4 1-7
  • Passing Yards
    C. Keenum MIN 3547
    S. Bradford MIN 382
  • Rushing Yards
    L. Murray MIN 842
    J. McKinnon MIN 570
    D. Cook MIN 354
    C. Keenum MIN 160
    M. Brown MIN 29
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 1276
    S. Diggs MIN 849
    K. Rudolph MIN 532
    J. McKinnon MIN 421
    L. Treadwell MIN 200
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 113
    H. Smith MIN 78
    A. Sendejo MIN 77
    A. Barr MIN 75
    L. Joseph MIN 68
  • Interceptions
    H. Smith MIN 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 2
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    D. Hunter MIN 7.0
    B. Robison MIN 4.0
    L. Joseph MIN 3.5
    T. Johnson MIN 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    M. Stafford DET 4446
    D. Brees NO 4334
    M. Ryan ATL 4095
    K. Cousins WAS 4093
    R. Wilson SEA 3983
  • Rushing Yards
    T. Gurley II LAR 1305
    M. Ingram NO 1124
    J. Howard CHI 1122
    E. Elliott DAL 983
    C. Hyde SF 938
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1444
    A. Thielen MIN 1276
    M. Thomas NO 1245
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 1156
    M. Jones Jr. DET 1101
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Martinez GB 142
    D. Jones ATL 138
    B. Wagner SEA 133
    Z. Brown WAS 127
    L. Kuechly CAR 125
  • Interceptions
    D. Slay DET 8
    A. Bethea ARI 5
    M. Lattimore NO 5
    H. Smith MIN 5
    (5) Players 4
  • Sacks
    C. Jones ARI 17.0
    D. Lawrence DAL 14.5
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    C. Jordan NO 13.0
    R. Kerrigan WAS 13.0
  • Passing Yards
    T. Brady NE 4577
    P. Rivers LAC 4515
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 4251
    A. Smith KC 4042
    B. Bortles JAX 3687
  • Rushing Yards
    K. Hunt KC 1327
    L. Bell PIT 1291
    L. McCoy BUF 1138
    M. Gordon LAC 1105
    L. Fournette JAX 1040
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1533
    K. Allen LAC 1393
    D. Hopkins HOU 1378
    T. Hill KC 1183
    R. Gronkowski NE 1084
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    P. Brown BUF 144
    J. Schobert CLE 142
    C. Kirksey CLE 138
    D. Davis NYJ 135
    C. Mosley BAL 132
  • Interceptions
    K. Byard TEN 8
    A. Bouye JAX 6
    E. Weddle BAL 6
    T. Boston LAC 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 14.5
    J. Bosa LAC 12.5
    C. Heyward PIT 12.0
    Y. Ngakoue JAX 12.0
    T. Suggs BAL 11.0
  • Sunday, January 21
    New England 24, Jacksonville 20, F Philadelphia 38, Minnesota 7, F
  • Sunday, January 28
    NFC @ AFC
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Vikings' Smith, Rudolph, Joseph added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

However, two Vikings selections will not play Sunday: defensive end Everson Griffen and linebacker Anthony Barr will miss the game because of injury.
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January 22

Vikings players reflect on season

Vikings players cleaned out their lockers Monday at Winter Park and reflected on the season and the loss to the Eagles.
Vikings
January 22

Eagles' Foles had it in him all along

Return to Philly this season restored QB's confidence.
Vikings
January 22

Foles is not the first unheralded quarterback to torch Vikings in playoffs

Each took an indirect rout to the starting QB job, and each torched the Vikings in a Super Bowl year.
Vikings
January 22

Breaking down the Vikings' free agents

Here's a look at the Vikings' free agents entering the offseason:
Vikings
January 22

Vikings' most pressing question: Who will be this team's quarterback in 2018?

Keenum, Bradford and Bridgewater are pending free agents, so the Vikings face a big decision
Vikings
January 22

Seasoned Patriots focus on business before Super Bowl

New England's first task: Address the off-field details.
Vikings
January 22

Well-prepared Eagles didn't play like underdogs in thumping Vikings

After coach Doug Pederson outcoached Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, and his Eagles players outplayed the Vikings in Minnesota's latest playoff embarrassment, there was only chaotic and unbridled ecstasy in Philadelphia.
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January 22

Postgame agony continues: Now to host a Viking-less Super Bowl

The agony of suffering yet another NFC championship loss quickly melted into the frustrating realization that the Twin Cities would have to host those same Eagles and their notoriously rowdy fans on Feb. 4 at Super Bowl LII.
Local
January 22

Super Bowl ticket prices climb after championships

Tickets on StubHub ranged from $4,800 in an upper corner seat to $66,700 for a spot in the Delta Sky360 Club on StubHub at around midday Monday.
Vikings
January 22

Vikings clear out lockers after season-ending loss in Philly

Vikings players spent Monday clearing out their lockers after a season-ending loss in Philadelphia on Sunday.
Vikings
January 22

Eagles fan KAT on Twitter backlash: "I don't care."

Wolves star and longtime Eagles fan Karl-Anthony Towns said some Twitter followers didn't react kindly to his celebratory tweet post-game.

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