Adam Zimmer, the son of former Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and an NFL assistant coach for 17 seasons, died Monday at age 38.

Adam Zimmer : Died | Death cause | How did die

Zimmer was an American football coach. He was an assistant defensive backs coach and offensive analyst for the Cincinnati Bengals, assistant linebackers coach for the Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints, and linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings.

Adam Zimmer : Died | Death cause | How did die

Personal information
Born: January 13, 1984
Ogden, Utah
Died: October 31, 2022 (aged 38)
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
Career information
    High school:       Colleyville (TX) Heritage
College: Trinity

Zimmer was the son of former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.

Zimmer played for the Trinity University Tigers football team as a safety from 2002 to 2005, where he wore #28.

He landed his first coaching job with the New Orleans Saints as an assistant linebackers’ coach in 2006.

Adam Zimmer died

Former Minnesota co-defensive coordinator Adam Zimmer, an NFL assistant for 17 years and the son of previous Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, has died. He was 38.

Corri Zimmer White, his younger sister, confirmed the death on her Instagram account on Tuesday. Adam Zimmer died on Monday, she said. 

Adam Zimmer : Died | Death cause | How did die

“The kindest, sweetest, family loving, sports obsessed soul there ever was,” Zimmer White wrote.

Adam Zimmer was working this season as an offensive analyst for the Cincinnati Bengals, after eight years with the Vikings under his father. When Mike Zimmer was fired in January, the majority of his staff was also dismissed.

“We are heartbroken to hear about the passing of Adam Zimmer. Adam was a kind, respectful man, and over his years in Minnesota, it was evident he cared tremendously about his family, his players, his fellow coaches and the Vikings front office staff. Our thoughts are with Mike, Corri, Marki and the entire Zimmer family,” Vikings ownership said in a statement.

Adam Zimmer death cause 

The cause of death and any other details are currently unclear.

How did die 

Corri Zimmer White announced the news in a heartbreaking Instagram post … calling her brother the “kindest, sweetest, family loving, sports obsessed soul there ever was.”

Adam Zimmer : Died | Death cause | How did die

“My heart is shattered and it hurts so bad,” said Corri, who shared several photos of her brother in her announcement. “I’m so lost, I’m so overwhelmed, I’m so heartbroken.”

The Saints — who Adam coached for from 2006 to 2009 — are sending their condolences to the Zimmer family releasing an emotional statement Tuesday morning.

“Adam was knowledgeable, hard-working, well-liked by everyone he came into contact with, and enthusiastic,” the team said … adding, “The thoughts and prayers of the New Orleans Saints organization go out to the entire Zimmer family, including Adam’s father, Mike and his two sisters, Corri and Marki.”

No cause of death has been given till now. 

By Rishabh

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