It appears that the Vikings’ coaching staff will remain mostly intact for the upcoming season.
The Jaguars, who had interviewed Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson for their offensive coordinator opening, hired Greg Olson instead, meaning that Wilson will remain with the Vikings.
And head coach Mike Zimmer told reporters at the Senior Bowl that the team would elevate Drew Petzing to assistant wide receiver coach, replacing Klint Kubiak, who took a job at Kansas. Petzing served as a coaching assistant for the Vikings last season, his first in Minnesota.
Zimmer also said that the Vikings will extend the contracts for holdovers from Leslie Frazier’s staff, so that means wide receivers coach George Stewart and offensive line Jeff Davidson will return.
That continuity for the coaching staff should be a plus as the second year of the Zimmer era begins.