5 Vikings players you forgot about from the Mike Zimmer era

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The Mike Zimmer era might still be fresh in the minds of Minnesota Vikings fans but there are some notable players who may have been forgotten already.

Fans of the Minnesota Vikings are looking ahead to the 2022 NFL season with a lot of excitement. A new front office along with a fresh coaching staff and new schemes should make the purple and gold one of the more interesting teams in the league to watch.

Even though the Mike Zimmer era of the team has come to an end, there have been some amazing moments fans will never forget and sadly there are some things that will quickly be forgotten.

Many players have come and gone from the Vikings since Mike Zimmer took over as head coach in Minnesota in 2014 and not all of the bigger names are ones that will immediately be recalled when talking about the team during that era.

Let’s take a look at five or the bigger-name players who joined the Minnesota Vikings roster to help them make a deep playoff push who you might not even remember ever suited up for the purple and gold.