Eric Kendricks puts ‘fear-based organization’ in the past as he helps shape Vikings changes | Sports


On Jan. 10, when the Wilf family made their biggest streak of changes in their 17-year ownership of the Vikings, it was linebacker Eric Kendricks who signaled the magnitude of the change to come.

Kendricks’ remarks about Vikings culture – when the linebacker said, ‘I don’t think a fear-based organization is the way to go’ – grabbed headlines and became something of an indicator audience of how the Vikings would replace general manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer.

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