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Twitter Reaction To Zimmer's Introduction As Head Coach

View the reaction from Twitter as new Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer was introduced on Friday.

Spielman says #Vikings talked to seven coaches in eight-day span. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) January 17, 2014

#Vikings GM Rick Spielman: "What stuck out for us was not only the passion but football knowledge & leadership." Has developed young talent — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 17, 2014

For most of the country who has never heard Mike Zimmer speak publicly… it's really something. He says what he thinks, bluntly. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 17, 2014

Zimmer, Spielman and the Wilfs pic.twitter.com/DARpqn6qIQ — RandBall (@RandBall) January 17, 2014

Did Zimmer ever wonder if this day would come: "I feel like I was destined to do this. … This office upstairs feels really comfortable." — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 17, 2014

Zimmer: "I want to make sure 31 other teams know I'm here and I'm ready to coach this football team." Sounds like a draft pick passed over — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 17, 2014

Zimmer says #Vikings still working on staff, will announce entire staff at later date. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) January 17, 2014

Zimmer says defense will be similar to what he did in Cincinnati. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) January 17, 2014

How involved does Zimmer plan to be with defense: "Very." #Vikings watched Zimmer film last year during teaching sessions. They're familiar — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 17, 2014

Zimmer talking about the moment when the confetti reigns on him and the Wilfs after a SB victory. Sure isn't shy... — Kevin Seifert (@SeifertESPN) January 17, 2014

Zimmer asked if he can be as honest as HC: "I think honestly is always the best policy. Players want to be told what's right & what's wrong" — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 17, 2014

Zimmer says Parcells called him after he accepted job, gave him three things to write down. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) January 17, 2014

They clearly told Zimmer about Sid ahead of time. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) January 17, 2014

Minnesota #Vikings new head coach Mike Zimmer. @StarTribune pic.twitter.com/xEEDd7zsyP — Carlos Gonzalez (@CarlosGphoto) January 17, 2014

Zimmer wouldn't address whether he'll keep Priefer yet. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) January 17, 2014

Mike Zimmer "determined to bring a championship to Minnesota" http://t.co/8yMZz8SZmT — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January 17, 2014

From a football layman, I'm loving this Zimmer #vikings press conference. Unbelievably well-spoken. Great stuff — Michael Russo (@Russostrib) January 17, 2014

Quotes are very strong. RT @ProFootballTalk: Mike Zimmer "determined to bring a championship to Minnesota" http://t.co/74CpoIOz0C — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 17, 2014

Zimmer: "I want to grab these players' hearts and get them to follow me." #Vikings — KFAN1003 (@KFAN1003) January 17, 2014

Coach Zimmer on his coaching staff: "I want teachers. I want leaders. Great motivators and great technicians." — Mike Wobschall (@wobby) January 17, 2014

My $.03. MT @jasonjwilde: Just my $.02, but I think Zimmer is going to be a really good coach. Too many coaches speak too highly of him. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 17, 2014

Good way to put it >> RT @SI_DougFarrar Methinks the Vikings hired this year's Bruce Arians. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 17, 2014

Few specifics but plenty of confidence expressed by Mike Zimmer. Go big or don't go at all. Said: "I'm a fixer. I fix things." #Vikings — Kevin Seifert (@SeifertESPN) January 17, 2014

The thing that resonated from Zimmer's press conference is his confidence in his ability to coach. Didn't come across as arrogant though. — chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) January 17, 2014

I'm interested to see how Zimmer's personality carries over to his team. Training camp in Mankato could be pretty intense this summer — chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) January 17, 2014

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer: 'I've got a chip on my shoulder' http://t.co/E725HMT6iX — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) January 17, 2014

Portrait shoot with Minnesota #Vikings new head coach Mike Zimmer. #iphone. @ Winter Park MN Vikings HQ http://t.co/v0j2P5f2gb — Carlos Gonzalez (@CarlosGphoto) January 17, 2014

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