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Zimmer respected for blitz packages

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New Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer gained a reputation as a film junkie intent on exposing the opposition's weakness at the right time. His pressure packages have gained the respect of many.

Bring on the blitz. For all the acclaim Mike Zimmer received for his defensive acumen with the Cincinnati Bengals, one particular area of expertise stood out to his son Adam in one season working under his father – Mike's ability to put together a blitz package that other observers have ranked among the best in the NFL. "He's got one of the best blitz packages in the league," Adam Zimmer said of...

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