ESPN pulled back the curtain on the Seattle Seahawks locker room in a feature story by Seth Wickersham last week. That rare peak behind the green door revealed a workplace fraught with tension, in-fighting and told the story of a contentious cornerback, Richard Sherman, whose competitive fire ignited some of those brushfires and almost got him traded.
Zimmer’s first surgery was on Nov. 1, and he had a second operation in late November as the Vikings prepared to take on the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday Night Football. Zimmer remained in the hospital during the Vikings’ 17-15 loss to Dallas, and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer filled in as the interim head coach. Zimmer returned to the field the following week wearing an eye patch.
But the problem wasn’t resolved. Since then, Zimmer has undergone six more surgeries to try and restore vision in his right eye.
Zimmer said he thinks the most recent operation may do the trick and is hopeful it will be the last eye surgery for him, but he doesn’t want to get get ahead of himself.
“I’ve thought that before,” Zimmer said, via ESPN’s Ben Goessling.
It’s great to see Zimmer, a defensive guru, back to work with his team. The Vikings hired Zimmer in 2014, and he led the team to the playoffs in 2015. With him back in the saddle, the Vikings can now shift their full attention to this upcoming season.
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