The Minnesota Vikings were abysmal on defense last season. The team has signed several players from outside the organization while re-signing key components to fix what ails them.
In all, the Vikings re-signed four players and signed six from elsewhere. All of them are expected to be big pieces of their position group rotation and could challenge for starting jobs.
With a fiery personality and defensive prowess, Mike Zimmer could be the perfect new head coach. He has built a reputation for producing a top-tier defense without a lot of star power.
He and defensive coordinator George Edwards are charged with the task of doing the same for the Vikings in 2014. Here are the moves the Vikings made to try to make that happen.