7 biggest Vikings questions heading into the 2022 offseason

(Photo by David Berding/Getty Images) Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman
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Can Klint Kubiak grow as an offensive coordinator?

It’s hard to evaluate an offensive coordinator after only one year in the job. At 34 years old, his first year led to some highly questionable playcalling and a lot of short passes being called on third down that required yards after the catch to be successful.

Minnesota has been a revolving door for offensive coordinators who have either not fit what the Vikings’ philosophy was or moved on to different positions with another NFL team. It would be nice to find some stability in the position.

The son of Gary Kubiak, it would be nice if Klint could be a legacy hire that works out, but his 2021 performance could force the Vikings front office to not have patience with the young coach, especially if Mike Zimmer or Rick Spielman isn’t here next season.

Fans would have to believe that this is a 50/50 situation. There is hope he could change up his philosophy under a new head coach that focuses more on pushing the ball down the field. Or the powers that be may have seen enough and might already be searching for the next offensive coordinator.