On his 61st birthday, Mike Zimmer got back to doing what he does best.
The Vikings announced Monday that Zimmer has been cleared to resume coaching the team after missing the last two weeks following his eighth eye surgery.
Zimmer missed the first two rounds of organized team activities as he continues to work his way back from eye problems that have affected him since last season. He told reporters on May 26 he would return shortly “with one eye or two” and emphasized that his medical issues won’t hold him back.
“Unfortunately, I have too much time on my hands now and so I hear, ‘Oh, this might shorten his coaching career,'” he said then. “бн We can put that retiring thing to bed quickly.”
This is the Vikings’ final week of OTAs, with the team’s mandatory minicamp scheduled for next week.
Ryan is the reigning MVP coming off a fantastic season in which he finished with 4,944 yards, 38 TDs and seven interceptions while leading the Falcons to the Super Bowl. The test for Ryan now is to help the franchise avoid a letdown after giving up that 28-3 lead to New England. Ryan has earned his spot in the top five.
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