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Published January 15, 2014, 10:35 AM

Vikings tab Bengals' DC Zimmer as next head coach

Winter Park, MN (WDAY TV) - Multiple reports indicate the Minnesota Vikings will hire Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator Mike Zimmer to be their new head coach.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Winter Park, MN (WDAY TV) - Multiple reports indicate the Minnesota Vikings will hire Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator Mike Zimmer to be their new head coach.

ESPN's Adam Schefter broke the news on Twitter Wednesday morning, and it was quickly confirmed by the NFL Network's Ian Rappaport. Zimmer was spotted at Vikings headquarters in Winter Park both Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

Zimmer will be the 9th head coach of the Vikings. He helped lead the Bengals defense to a top 5 finish this year. Their pass defense finished first in the league in pass yards allowed with 122 per game.

Stay tuned to WDAY Sports at 5, 6 and 10 for further details on Zimmer and the future of the Vikings.

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