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Former Vikings defensive coordinator’s death caused by chronic alcohol abuse: reports

Dec 17, 2022

Adam Zimmer, former Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator and offensive analyst for the Cincinnati Bengals, died in October due to chronic alcohol abuse.

Zimmer was found dead at his home in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, on October 31st. He was 38 years old.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office listed the cause of death on Friday as "complications of chronic ethanol use disorder," according to the Star Tribune.

Zimmer, the son of longtime Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, was a coach in Minnesota from 2014 to 2021.

His death was announced by his sister – Corri Zimmer – in an Instagram post.

Source: Fox News

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