Yes, “just good enough” is no longer good enough for the Wilfs.
In a statement announcing the sacking of coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman, team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf made it clear that the research process will be internal and that they are determined to push through. things to the next level.
“We appreciate Rick and Mike’s commitment to the team’s success on the pitch, their passion for making a positive impact in our community and their dedication to the players, coaches and staff,” said the Wilfs in a statement released on Monday. “While these decisions are not easy, we believe it is time for new leaders to elevate our team so that we can consistently fight for the championships. We wish Rick and Mike and their families the best.
“Our full search for a new GM and Head Coach will begin immediately and will be conducted in-house. We are committed to lasting success and giving Vikings fans the Super Bowl Championships they expect and deserve. “
The Wilfs have built a great stadium and a great training center. They are willing to spend the money on the players. Now they just need to find the right people to bring it all together.
And if they continue to not live and work in Minnesota, it would help to have someone in charge of football operations who brings the same responsibility into the office every day that comes with the regular presence of the property.