After missing two weeks to recover from eye surgery, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer returns to work on his 61st birthday, according to the team’s Twitter page.
It took eight different eye surgeries to repair a detached retina that Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer suffered during the 2016 season. On May 22, the team announced that Zimmer will be taking some time away during OTAs to fully recover.
“As the Vikings begin OTA practices, Coach Zimmer will be taking time away from the team to dedicate to recovering from eye surgery and restoring his health,” the statement from general manager Rick Spielman read. “We all agree Mike’s health is the priority and we believe rest and recovery are in his best interest for the long term. We anticipate Mike back on the field in a few weeks.”
“When I left Kansas City, I was still at the top. It’s just the injuries,” Charles said. “So as long as I can control the injuries — and you really can’t control it — the best thing to do is just wish for good luck.”
Charles tore his ACL in 2015 and then hurt the same knee the following year, ending a prolific career in Kansas City where he rushed for 7,260 yards.
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