Mike Zimmer’s girlfriend points to Vikings’ dysfunction, lays into ex-GM Rick Spielman in tweetstorm: ‘You should be embarrassed’



There is a new period afoot for the Vikings, and if the stories of what went on within the last days, weeks and months are true, then it is arduous to think about the brand new period going any worse than the one which simply ended. 5 days in the past, the staff introduced the hiring of former Browns VP of Soccer Operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as its new GM.

Adofo-Mensah succeeded Rick Spielman, who reportedly had a fractured relationship with former coach Mike Zimmer on the finish, to the purpose the place Spielman and Zimmer hadn’t spoke for months.

Spielman has but to deal with these claims, however Zimmer’s girlfriend, Katarina Elizabeth Miketin, has been making the rounds on social media and shedding gentle into the connection between Spielman and Zimmer at each likelihood she will get anytime Spielman seems publicly.

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Zimmer apparently wasn’t with out fault and had tradition problems with his personal, with some describing the environment contained in the staff as “fear-based.” Deion Sanders, who is aware of Zimmer nicely, additionally corroborated stories that Zimmer and Spielman hadn’t been talking.

Miketin stated Zimmer tried to restore the connection and wished to talk to Spielman, however the latter wasn’t round sufficient for that to be potential.

She blamed Spielman for the rift between the 2 and referred to a lot of what he was saying as “gossip.”

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Spielman was the GM since 2012 and earlier than that joined the Vikings in 2006 as VP of Participant Personnel. Zimmer, in the meantime, arrived in Minnesota in 2014 and went 72-56-1 as head coach with three playoff berths and three double-digit win seasons.

The staff is out there for a brand new head coach, and in keeping with NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero, the 4 finalists are Rams DC Raheem Morris, Rams OC Kevin O’Connell, Giants DC Patrick Graham and College of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh.

It stays to be seen who in the end lands the job, however whoever it’s, it is arduous to think about they’ve as reportedly a fractured relationship with Adofo-Mensah as Zimmer and Spielman did.



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