Zimmer, Spielman shaped by football families Premium Story

Mike Zimmer (Hannah Foslien/Getty)
Mike Zimmer (Hannah Foslien/Getty)
By Tim Yotter
Date: Jan 20, 2014

Rick Spielman found he had a lot in common with Mike Zimmer, both growing up around football and being immersed in the sport from their fathers. It helped create a bond between the new head coach and the general manager that was instrumental in hiring him.

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