Mike Zimmer

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Coach Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson Can Play For Vikings Or Not Play At All

Peterson has skipped Minnesota’s recent offseason workouts.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2015

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/30/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall runs after a catch. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Impressions From Bears-Vikings

Chicago beat an inferior opponent at home, which is what teams are supposed to do.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Vikings

There’s a theme in Jeff Joniak’s keys to Sunday’s game.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd chases then-Bears quarterback Josh McCown in 2013. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Vikings Will Bring The Heat

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler must trust his protection, Jeff Joniak writes.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen.

Durkin’s Playbook: Vikings’ Mug Pressure Package

Through nine games, Minnesota has the third-most sacks in the league.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — Minnesota Vikings

There’s hope in Minnesota with Teddy Bridgewater and a young defense is blossoming under Mike Zimmer.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

Mike Zimmer. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Vikings Hire Mike Zimmer As Head Coach

The Minnesota Vikings have hired Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as head coach.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2014

Andy Dalton.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals are the NFL equivalent of a “butterface.”

670 The Score–09/04/2013

Chip Kelly. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Silverman: Zimmer, Fewell & Kelly Will Get Their Chance In Firing Season

The firing season will soon be at hand.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2012

New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Silverman: Top NFL Assistants In Line For Head Coaching Jobs

Here’s a look at five who will be among the top candidates and will get a chance to lead their own teams if they handle the interview process.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2012