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Zimmer relates well to the underappreciated

Mike Zimmer (Hannah Foslien/Getty)

New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has a reputation of getting the most out near outcasts. He can relate and has his own style and method to making Pro Bowl players out of undrafted players.

New Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer feels he can relate to players that weren't given much of a chance. He might be right. Zimmer has been a defensive coach in the NFL for 20 years, and a defensive coordinator for 14 years, engendering the respect of many coaches and players for years. He has had interviews for head coaching positions in 2012 and 2013, but at age 57 he finally got his shot... Recommended Stories