Bengals Confirm Contract Extension For Defensive Coordinator Mike Zimmer Through 2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 1: Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer argues with head linesman Kent Payne #79 during an NFL preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts at Paul Brown Stadium on September 1, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Colts won 17-13. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The hint of a contract extension for Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer was brought up during the training camp media luncheon on Tuesday. When asked if there's been talks, Zimmer said, "yes." When asked if he was already under an extended contract, he sidestepped with the always awesome "I'm not at liberty to say."

Now he can.

According to Bengals.com, the Cincinnati Bengals have confirmed that Zimmer signed an extension recently.

Joe Reedy writes that the deal extends Zimmer through the 2014 season.

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