It's time to hit the ground running for new Minnesota Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and the first order of business is to find a new head coach to lead the team into the future.
Interviews for the vacant head coaching position are already underway but Mark Wilf said from the beginning that the new GM would have a say and make the final decision on the new head coach. So, the next thing we do is dig into Adofo-Mensah's history and figure out who he's connected to. Funny enough, you see some familiar names pop up.
Here are a few of the head coaching candidates that have ties to new Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah...
San Francisco 49ers DC, DeMeco Ryans
Ryans and Kwesi spent time together for three seasons in San Francisco with both working their way up through the ranks over that time.
San Francisco 49ers OC, Mike McDaniel
McDaniel remains a longshot for the job, but became a fan favorite when clips of his press conferences started going viral earlier this month. With the 49ers recent success and the pairs ties going back to their time with the 49ers, the conversation has popped up once again.
University of Michigan HC, Jim Harbaugh
Harbaugh has emerged over the past few days as a dark horse candidate and even a favorite according to some for the job in Minnesota. Again stemming back to their mutual time in San Francisco, Harbaugh