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Bleacher Report – Vikings

Floyd, defensive line already seeing benefits of added freedom

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — An opposing quarterback doesn’t know which Vikings defender is attacking when Mike Zimmer calls for seven, eight or so players to crowd the line of scrimmage, with a towering Anthony Barr standing over center.

Diversity in blitz and coverage schemes, all out of various looks, is a strong facet of Zimmer’s defenses, and one offseason tweak added another arrow to the quiver.

“He calls it randomly,” defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd said. “You never know when it’s coming.”

Zimmer called it during Saturday’s exhibition, when Cowboys…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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