Adam Zimmer was an American professional football coach in the National Football League (NFL).
He was born on January 13, 1984, and died on October 31, 2022.
Zimmer was the son of former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.
He had a successful coaching career, serving as 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.
Zimmer’s cause of death was confirmed to be excessive alcohol consumption.
Adam Zimmer cause of death
Zimmer died from complications from chronic alcohol abuse, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
He was found dead in his home in Mendota Heights, a Twin Cities suburb, on October 31, 2022, at the age of 38.
At the time of his death, he was working remotely as an offensive analyst for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Adam Zimmer career
Zimmer was born on January 13, 1984, in Ogden, Utah, and died on October 31, 2022, at the age of 38.
He played college football for the Trinity University Tigers football team as a safety from 2002 to 2005, where he wore #28.
Zimmer began his coaching career at New Orleans Saints in 2006 as an assistant linebackers coach.
He worked for several teams during his career, including the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings and Cincinnati Bengals.
Zimmer held various positions such as assistant defensive backs coach, offensive analyst, linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator.
Over his seventeen years of coaching, his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 152-120-1.
Zimmer was a kind and respectful man who cared tremendously about his family, players, fellow coaches and the Vikings front office staff.