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Report: Vikings hire Turner as OC

By By The Sports Xchange
Published On: Jan 18 2014 05:09:01 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 18 2014 05:09:02 PM CST

Norv Turner has agreed to be the Minnesota Vikings' new offensive coordinator, CBS Sports reported Saturday, citing a league source.

Turner served as the Cleveland Browns' offensive coordinator for one season. After Rob Chudzinski was fired in December, the rest of the coaching staff was given permission to seek other opportunities.

The Vikings recently hired Mike Zimmer as their head coach. Turner will help Zimmer, the former Cincinnati Bengals' offensive coordinator, find and developing a consistent starting quarterback.

Turner has been a head coach for the San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins and Oakland Raiders. He has also served as an offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers.

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