Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has a knack for rubbing individuals the mistaken means.
So when the Vikings fired him in mid-January after eight turbulent seasons, it got here as no shock when these closest to the state of affairs started reflecting on Zimmer’s tenure as one reportedly constructed on concern mongering and authoritarian management.
“The satan’s gone,” an nameless former Vikings coordinator told Tyler Dunne of GoLongTD.com. “Devil is out of the constructing.”
“It grew to become poisonous,” added Terence Newman, who performed below Zimmer and coached with him in Minnesota. “It was a trickle impact. If gamers are dreading getting stubborn out and s— like that, then it’s going to make it an extended day for everyone.”
These horror tales weren’t misplaced on new head coach Kevin O’Connell, who in his first face-to-face assembly along with his new group confessed that the gamers can be those to facilitate Minnesota’s tradition change.