Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks about training camp, Dalvin Cook and having no preseason games

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spoke to the media Friday morning, ahead of another training camp practice.

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Zimmer talking points:

  • What he is looking forward to the most about training camp starting (the pads come on, on Monday)
  • RB Dalvin Cook’s contract, and Cook being named a captain and why he fits that role well
  • The difficulties with having young cornerbacks and teaching them press coverage
  • How he plans to firm up the offensive line with the limited amount of time
  • How valuable Eric Wilson is to the team
  • how the preseason getting cut will impact the team
  • his thoughts on Everson Griffen signing with the Dallas Cowboys