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Vikings: Comparing the candidates' defenses

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The Vikings are believed to have three defensive coordinators high on their list of candidates for next head coach. We compare the defenses of Mike Zimmer, Todd Bowles and Dan Quinn in recent years and let the numbers do the talking.

If the Minnesota Vikings' coaching search is coming down to a battle of the defensive coordinators, then a look at their defenses should be considered. Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is considered the favorite, according to numerous reports by NFL insiders, but there is competition. Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles is believed to be a serious... Recommended Stories