According to Adam Caplan, the Vikings are expected to hire former Raiders OC Todd Downing as their senior offensive assistant. The Bears previously interviewed Downing for their quarterbacks’ coach position, but elected to go in a different direction. Downing, 37, began his NFL coaching career as an offensive quality control coach with the Vikings back in 2005. He then served as a defensive assistant the Rams before landing a spot with the Lions as an offensive quality control coach.