When will the Vikings fill out the rest of the coaching staff?
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - The Vikings have their head coach. There still is no timetable to fill out his staff, however.
General Manager Rick Spielman said Friday that new head coach Mike Zimmer will be tasked with filling out the coaching staff.
Zimmer said he hasn't finalized any decision on his staff.
"No, we're still working on the staff situation on everything right now. We're going to announce the entire staff at a later time, when we get 'em all finished," Zimmer said.
Zimmer wouldn't even say if he'd bring his son, Adam, along on the staff, although Adam Zimmer attended Friday's press conference.
Spielman wouldn't say that he needs an assistant coach with previous head coaching experience - Norv Turner, anyone? - because Zimmer has enough experience in the league.
"I think he's been in the league for a very long time and been very successful and worked for some successful head coaches that it's not going to be as big of a [need to have] someone to lean on as maybe a younger head coach that hasn't been in the league as long," Spielman said. "I know he talked about having Bill Parcells to lean on on the coaching end of it. So I don't think that's going to be as big a step as people think because of his experience and where he's been and who he's worked for."
Zimmer wouldn't commit to bring back any of the coaches still under contract from Leslie Frazier's staff.