Cincinnati, OH (FOX19) - A day before players move in to start training camp, Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has a new contract. FOX19 confirmed the extension although details of the contract aren't known.
Zimmer is beginning his fifth season in charge of the Bengals defense. The Bengals 2011 squad finished in the top ten in several defensive categories, ranking fifth in the NFL in sacks.
In 2009 Zimmer was named the NFL's assistant coach of the year.