Posts Tagged ‘Mike Zimmer’

Mike Zimmer has work to build Vikings fantasy viability

New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will have a tall task ahead of him in order to boost the overall fantasy appeal of the Minnesota Vikings.

Zimmer takes blame for Bengals defensive ‘fiasco’

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer isn’t shying away from the performance his defense turned in Week 1. In fact, he’s taking the blame.

Jones: ‘I know I have a ton of work to do’

We heard briefly from Adam Jones, as a Cincinnati Bengal, for the first time Tuesday.

FSU’s Watson loses weight, improves numbers

While players’ weight may fluctuate from the NFL Scouting Combine to their pro day, it is rare that it changes significantly. Florida State’s Dekoda Watson, however, defies the norm. He checked in at 240 pounds at the combine, but dropped all the way to 226 pounds Florida State’s pro day.

Bengals agree to deal with veteran S Williams

The Bengals are bringing back veteran safety Roy Williams. Agent Jordan Woy confirmed his client agreed to a one-year deal with Cincinnati on the team’s Web site.

West Texas A&M adapts to weather for pro day

West Texas A&M had to hold its pro day about 40 miles from its Canyon campus on Thursday, moving it to Amarillo to use an indoor arena. There were 14 teams on hand, including 49ers offensive line coach Mike Solari and Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer.

Gray formally interviews for Redskins’ coordinator job

Jerry Gray, the Redskins’ secondary coach and someone who interviewed for the head-coaching job earlier this season, is formally interviewing for the defensive coordinator position Tuesday, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Bengals retain defensive coordinator Zimmer

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has signed a three-year contract to remain with the team, a source with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday.

Haslett interviews for Redskins’ D-coordinator job

Former Saints coach Jim Haslett was at Redskins Park on Monday to interview for Washington’s defensive coordinator vacancy, according to numerous league sources.

Lewis ‘very confident’ Bengals will retain Zimmer

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis wants to keep defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer in Cincinnati. That might be easier said than done.

Bengals will look to retain Zimmer

The Cincinnati Bengals will open contract talks with defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer next week in an effort to retain him. Zimmer’s contract is set to expire and a source with knowledge of the situation said the Bengals want to try to persuade the sought-after coach from taking a job elsewhere.

Redskins plan to meet with Zimmer, Haslett

The Redskins are prepared to meet with Mike Zimmer this weekend should the Bengals lose to the Jets, but also plan to meet with Jim Haslett.

Redskins introduce Shanahan as executive VP/coach

Redskins owner Dan Snyder turned to Mike Shanahan, who won two Super Bowls in 14 seasons as the Broncos’ coach, to return championship glory to the franchise. Washington is 82-99 since Snyder bought the team and has missed the playoffs in eight of the last 11 seasons.

Sources: Shanahan eyeing Zimmer, Haslett for DC

Should prospective Redskins coach Mike Shanahan not land Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as his defensive coordinator, keep an eye on former Saints coach Jim Haslett as another possibility, league sources indicated.

Roundup: A moment of peace for Zimmer

Behind the Cincinnati Bengals’ dramatic road win over the Baltimore Ravens — and their takeover of first place in the AFC North — was a story bigger than a football game. While the Bengals continued to play inspired, selfless football, yesterday they were playing for their defensive coordinator, Mike Zimmer.

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