The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis. They compete in the National Football League as a member club of the National Football Conference North division. Founded in 1960 as an expansion team, the team began to play the following year.
They are named after the Vikings of ancient Scandinavia, reflecting the prominent Scandinavian American culture of Minnesota. The team plays its home games at U.S. Bank Stadium in the Downtown East section of Minneapolis.
The Vikings have an all-time overall record of 516–442–11, the highest regular season and combined winning percentage among NFL franchises who have not won a Super Bowl, in addition to the most playoff runs, division titles, and (tied with the Buffalo Bills) Super Bowl appearances.
How Much Does Each Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff Take As Salary?
- Mike Zimmer takes home an average annual salary of $4million as head coach.
- It’s safe to assume that Rick Dennison’s salary was somewhere close to $1 million per season.
- Kennedy Polamalu earns an average annual salary of $1,000,000 as running backs coach.
- Brian Pariani makes an annual salary of $4 million as a tight ends coach.
- Andrew Janocko takes home an average annual salary of $3million as a quarterbacks coach.
- Phil Rauscher’s salary at the Vikings is out of sight now but he is expected to earn about $1 million annually.
- Ben Steeles takes home an average annual salary of $495,000 as assistant offensive line coach.
- Christian Jones makes an average annual salary of $2,870,000 as an offensive quality control/assistant wide receivers coach.