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Zimmer wants personal look at his talent

Mike Zimmer (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY)

Mike Zimmer has watched film of most of his players, but he is reserving firm judgments until he has a chance for first-hand evaluations on the field with his team.

First he was hiring a coaching staff that has gained the respect of many. Next he was creating a schedule for the offseason and maybe even for the season. Through those tasks, both tedious and necessary, new Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer hasn't had much time to get into the hardcore football task of breaking down film. He has reviewed many of the Vikings' players, especially the pending free... Recommended Stories