Mike Zimmer will miss the Vikings' OTAs and be out a few weeks following yet another eye surgery.
The start of the 2017 NFL season is still a bit down the road, but the sportsbooks in Las Vegas are ready and waiting to start taking bets on the action. Oddsmakers recently released over/under win totals for every team in the league and there are quite a few shocking lines in the mix. While every year a handful of teams will take an unexpected leap forward—coinciding with a few squads regressing back from strong performances the previous season—it’s tough to predict exactly which clubs will take these drastic turns. Vegas has a few ideas, although they also expect consistent greatness from a few stalwart franchises. Let’s take a look at the projected win totals for each NFL team for the upcoming
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer finally relented, taking some time away from the team to allow his right eye a proper recovery from his latest surgery. As Zimmer departed Monday for some rest and relaxation at his vacation ranch in rural Kentucky, general manager Rick Spielman said the organization anticipates a return by Zimmer ''in a few weeks.'' Players will take the field Tuesday for the first of 13 scheduled offseason practices, including the three-day mandatory minicamp that runs June 13-15. ''We all agree Mike's health is the priority, and we believe rest and recovery are in his best interest for the long term,'' Spielman said.