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Coaches Q&A: Tillman Talks Kickers, Punters

Special teams coordinator Rusty Tillman is enjoying his unit's best season in the Mike Tice era with a rookie punter having a spectacular season and a veteran kicker proving to be strong in clutch situations. Tillman talks about the strengths and, yes, the weaknesses of those two, along the improvement in the return game.

Rusty Tillman enters his third year on the Vikings coaching staff, but is the senior member of the group with 31 years of NFL experience as a coach and player. Tillman is in his 23nd season in the league after spending eight as a player with the Washington Redskins. Considered one of the NFL's elite special teams players during his career, Tillman served as defensive coordinator for Seattle from...

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