For all the money the Vikings gave Kirk Cousins this offseason, coach Mike Zimmer still wants to play a certain kind of football.
And he wasn’t bashful about saying so last week, suggesting the offense was getting bound up in their volume of plays, and hurt by the lack of balance.
Those things began to move back in the direction he preferred, helping Cousins to a significant win over the Packers.
“I think a lot was made out of what Zim said this week, but that’s all stuff we know,” veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph said, via Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “He’s not telling us anything that we didn’t already know about ourselves. Our identity was the team that was out there tonight. We ran the ball efficiently. We threw the ball to everyone. We have so many weapons that when we involve everyone on offense, you can’t stop us. The only time we stopped ourselves again tonight was when we had penalties, or got behind schedule. This offense is just so talented, and the guy handling the football is one of the…