The Minnesota Vikings announced today that they have hired Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator Mike Zimmer as the next head coach of the team. The 57 year-old Zimmer has been in Cincinnati since 2008, and has also spent time with the Cowboys and Falcons.

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Vikings have requested and received permission to interview Browns Offensive Coordinater Norv Turner for Minnesota OC job.

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