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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Preaching Patience Over Panic Regarding Slow Start to 2018

With back-to-back Vikings losses and the team slipping to 1-2-1 on the season, Coach Mike Zimmer is preaching patience, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. “I know everybody wants to evaluate everybody after four weeks, but I think if you remember last year, early in the year, Xavier had some penalties, but we cleaned […]

Vikings RB Latavius Murray and Coach Mike Zimmer Don’t See Eye to Eye Regarding Training Camp

Running back Latavius Murray said he’s not behind schedule in his return from right ankle surgery, and could, if necessary, have himself ready for the regular season without participating in training camp, Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. “Most definitely,” Murray said after today’s morning walk-through. “At the end of the day, football is […]

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Feeling Good After Latest Eye Checkup

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is feeling good these days, and that’s great news not only for him but for the team also. Zimmer said that the retina in his right eye that has required eight surgeries is “perfect.” He met with his eye doctor on Wednesday for another checkup and got a good bill […]

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Hoping His Eye Issues are in the Past

We’ve already seen around the NFL one coach this past offseason retire due to reported health issues, that being Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak, who left the team after the 2016 season and has been replaced by Vance Joseph. The Minnesota Vikings could be in a similar situation at some point in the near […]

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Says He’s Undergone Seven Eye Surgeries Since November

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer revealed Friday he has now undergone a total of seven surgeries on his right eye after requiring additional procedures this spring, the most recent April 25, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. That operation came eight days after Zimmer said he was scheduled April 17 to have an oil bubble, […]

Vikings Will Have Coach Mike Zimmer Back This Week Vs Jacksonville

The Vikings announced today that head coach Mike Zimmer has resumed coaching and is expected to travel to Jacksonville for Sunday’s game, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Zimmer, the 60-year-old coach who missed his first NFL game Thursday due to emergency eye surgery, will address reporters Wednesday during his regularly scheduled press conference. […]

After Emergency Eye Surgery; Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer May Miss Game Vs Dallas

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had emergency eye surgery Wednesday night, putting his availability in doubt for Thursday night’s game against Dallas at U.S. Bank Stadium, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman released the news in a statement about Zimmer, who had his third eye surgery in a month. […]

Vikings DT Stephen Has Knee Surgery; OT Bykowski Has Shoulder Surgery

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that defensive tackle Shamar Stephen had arthroscopic knee surgery and offensive tackle Carter Bykowski had shoulder surgery, the Associated Press reports. Stephen was in the rotation as a rookie last year and started three games when Sharrif Floyd was hurt. Zimmer said he expects Stephen to return by the […]

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Speaks at Training Camp

We placed Casey Matthews on reserved injured, placed Josh Robinson on active PUP and placed Shamar Stephen and DaVaris Daniels on the active non-football injury. It was good to get out here and had a good little walk-thru. Guys were crisp. They seemed to have some recall. It looks a lot different than it did […]

Zimmer on Peterson – ‘He’s Got Two Choices – Play for Us or Don’t Play’

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made clear Wednesday where he stands on disgruntled running back Adrian Peterson, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. “Adrian, he’s really got two choices,” Zimmer said after the second day of organized team activities. “He can either play for us or he cannot play. He’s not going to play […]