Mike Zimmer - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mike Zimmer Vikings' Zimmer to take time off after latest eye surgery MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will be taking some time away from the team to recover from multiple eye surgeries. The Vikings say Zimmer is expected to return "in a few weeks." Zimmer has undergone eight surgeries on his right eye, where he suffered a detached retina, since Nov. 1. He reported the latest surgery... Mon, 22 May 2017 14:34:00 GMT 2017-05-22T14:34:00Z The Latest: Fournette tries to water down weight questions INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine (all times local): 4:30 p.m. LSU running back Leonard Fournette tried to douse the first serious question — his weight. He tipped the scales at 240 pounds, 5 more than his playing weight. It was also heavier than anyone, includ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:46:00 GMT 2017-03-02T21:46:00Z Packers move step closer to division title, boot Vikings GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The resurgent Green Bay Packers moved one win away from another NFC North title. The Minnesota Vikings headed home to stew about missing the playoffs and wasting a 5-0 start to the season. Looking again like a Super Bowl contender, the Packers won their fifth straight game on Saturday by riding another hot start t... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 07:15:00 GMT 2016-12-25T07:15:00Z ICYMI in NFL Week 16: Win comes at cost for Oak; Browns win In one city, a win felt a lot like a loss. In another, the losers finally figured out how to win. The Oakland Raiders stayed in the hunt for home-field advantage through the playoffs, but their 33-25 victory over the Colts came at a cost. Their quarterback, Derek Carr, was carted off the field with a broken right leg and is out for the rest of the season. ... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 06:21:00 GMT 2016-12-25T06:21:00Z Rodgers, Nelson shred Vikings as surging Packers win 38-25 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are back in familiar territory, so close to another NFC North title. Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson are combining to shred secondaries. The defense is creating turnovers. It's hard to believe this same team was once 4-6. But the Packers won their fifth straight game, riding a big-play passing... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 23:25:00 GMT 2016-12-24T23:25:00Z Vikings' Peterson says he will play Sunday against Colts MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has always called himself a quick healer. Now he says he's ready to come back from his latest knee surgery even sooner than he originally thought. Peterson told Dash Radio on Friday that he plans to return to the Minnesota Vikings backfield on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. His surprise announcement comes four days after he reiterat... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 00:29:00 GMT 2016-12-17T00:29:00Z RB Adrian Peterson returning to practice for Vikings EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson was back on the practice field on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three months, and the Minnesota Vikings hope their star running back can give them the jolt they need to chase down a playoff berth. Peterson's rehab of a torn meniscus in his right knee is nearly complete, allowing him to rejoin his teammat... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:49:00 GMT 2016-12-14T19:49:00Z Family Feud: Maras-Rooneys, better known as Giants-Steelers The Giants vs. the Steelers. Or sometimes referred to as the Maras against the Rooneys for their family business roots. They meet in a huge game Sunday in Pittsburgh that could clear some of the muddled playoff picture. New York (8-3) is among the hottest teams in football with six straight victories. Not that it's helped the Giants mov... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:33:00 GMT 2016-12-03T17:33:00Z Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dez Bryant sashayed through the Dallas locker room with an unmistakable swagger and had nothing but good things to say about his adversary this time around. It was a stark change from a week ago, when he sparred with Washington cornerback Josh Norman on Thanksgiving. The trash talking Dez and the polite Dez share one thing in common: they both win. ... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:51:00 GMT 2016-12-02T05:51:00Z Vikings coach Mike Zimmer out vs. Cowboys after eye surgery MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the first time in his 23-year NFL coaching career, Mike Zimmer wasn't at the stadium with his team. When the Minnesota Vikings hosted Dallas on Thursday night, Zimmer was at home resting after emergency surgery to repair a detached retina while special teams coordinator Mike Priefer took over as the interim head coach. ... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:40:00 GMT 2016-12-02T05:40:00Z Emergency eye surgery makes Zimmer uncertain for Thursday MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer underwent emergency eye surgery Wednesday night, putting his status in question for the team's game against Dallas. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Zimmer was uncertain to recover in time for the matchup Thursday night against the league-leading Cowboys. Spielman said he'd met with coaches and players to put a... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 04:10:00 GMT 2016-12-01T04:10:00Z Vikings RB Peterson progressing with running at facility EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is moving forward in the recovery from surgery on his right knee. Peterson was seen running some short sprints in the team's indoor facility on Tuesday, while the athletic training staff supervised and his teammates went through practice on the field. With five games remaining in the regular season, th... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:52:00 GMT 2016-11-29T21:52:00Z Lions beat Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place DETROIT (AP) — Darius Slay dropped into coverage as if he was going to cover a deep route and pounced on an opportunity to help the Lions come back to win another game. Slay intercepted Sam Bradford's pass from the left hash across the field to help send the Lions into sole possession of first place in the NFC North. Sl... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:11:00 GMT 2016-11-24T23:11:00Z