Given the sour taste in everybody's mouth following Sunday's season ending loss to the Chicago Bears, questions began to surface surrounding the future status of Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.
The rumor seems to have started with Mike Florio and PFT. Florio was asked about any surprise firings that could come out of the final week of the season and his response was something along the lines of "keep your eyes on Minnesota".
Well, those didn't last very long as Mike Zimmer took matters into his own hands sending a text message to the NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
Here's what it said,
"I'm not retiring or resigning. Period."
Here's a little more in depth breakdown of the situation from Pelissero...