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National Reactions after Vikings Hire John DeFilippo as Offensive Coordinator

Posted Feb 9, 2018

The Vikings have found their new offensive coordinator.

Minnesota announced Friday morning that it has hired Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo to take over the Vikings offense.

DeFilippo spent the past two seasons in Philadelphia and helped the Eagles win Super Bowl LII over the Patriots on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Social media was abuzz when word spread about DeFilippo’s hiring and after the Vikings announced it. Here are the top reactions from around the country about the new Vikings offensive coordinator:

A longtime personnel man lauded the move:

DeFilippo’s passion for the game shone through in this feature:

DeFilippo was quite busy on Thursday:

DeFilippo has a sharp football mind:

A look at DeFilippo’s impact in Philadelphia:

DeFilippo received a shout out from one of his former coaching stops:

DeFilippo has ties to the college game:

DeFilippo’s stock has been on the rise in recent years:

DeFilippo has been known to quiz his quarterbacks on Friday: