The Vikings, both familiar faces and new ones, took the field for the first time this offseason as they launched their Voluntary Veteran Minicamp on Tuesday. Below are a few photos and accompanying captions to recap Day 1. The minicamp will continue on Wednesday and Thursday, and the Vikings Entertainment Network will have full coverage of the action all week.
Mike Zimmer’s been patrolling NFL sidelines since the 1990s, but he made his on-field debut as a head coach on Tuesday with the Vikings. Zimmer, his staff and his players zipped around the field with great energy to kickoff this week’s minicamp.
After watching film of his new offensive weapons the past few months, Turner finally got to see them in action in person on Tuesday. Since 2007, Turner’s teams have ranked in the NFL’s Top 5 in offensive points 3 times and his 2010 Chargers notched the No. 1 offense in the League with a 395.6 yard per game output.