With so much going on around the NFL right now, here are the latest news and rumors around the league from PFN Insider Aaron Wilson. We start with some news around the Minnesota Vikings and Denver Broncos.
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NFL News and Rumors Today: Vikings hire Chris Kuper
The Vikings are expected to hire former Pro Bowl offensive lineman Chris Kuper as their offensive line coach, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.
Kuper was the Broncos’ assistant offensive line coach for the past three seasons under former head coach Vic Fangio.
In addition, Kuper is a former Denver offensive lineman selected in the fifth round from North Dakota in 2006. He started 79 of 90 career games in eight seasons with the Broncos. Kuper signed a five-year, $25.5 million contract in 2010 before retiring in 2014. He’s also coached for the Miami Dolphins.
Kuper played high school football in Anchorage, Alaska, and was a three-year starter and All-Conference and All-American selection.
Denver Broncos hire Ola Adams
The Broncos have hired former Temple co-defensive coordinator Ola Adams as assistant secondary coach, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly. Adams was previously with Villanova as their defensive coordinator this past season before being hired by Temple coach Stan Drayton this year. Adams was with Villanova for seven seasons.
He spent the past three years as a defensive coordinator. Now, Adams joins the Broncos to work under Nathaniel Hackett, their new head coach and former Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator.