Vikings coach, a former military pilot, knows pressure

Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer says his training flying helicopters taught him a thing or two about pressure. Landing on the back of a small ship at night with no horizon and choppy seas? That was pressure, he says. "That was life and death. Coaching football is not life and death."
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Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer says his training flying helicopters taught him a thing or two about pressure. Landing on the back of a small ship at night with no horizon and choppy seas? That was pressure, he says. "That was life and death. Coaching football is not life and death."

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