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8-8, 3rd in NFC North
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Zimmer taking time away to restore his health (1:25)

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

After having his eighth surgery on his right eye last week, Mike Zimmer will take a few weeks away from the Vikings to focus on his health, GM Rick Spielman said in a statement:

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Floyd will have a support system that includes former Notre Dame teammates Harrison Smith and Kyle Rudolph in Minnesota. That, coupled with the fact Floyd is returning to his home state, has Vikings coach Mike Zimmer optimistic the receiver can reset his career after last December's DUI arrest.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings are 20-3 under Mike Zimmer when they've scored 21 points or more, according to ESPN Stats and Information. Their .870 winning percentage when scoring 21 or more is the fifth-best in the league since 2014. "That's what we're trying to do: score 21 points, however we can do it," Zimmer said on Saturday. "But I feel good about the things we've accomplished [on offense this offseason]."

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Zimmer's eye healing after eighth surgery (0:31)

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer said on Saturday he had his eighth surgery on his right eye on Wednesday, removing an oil bubble from his eye and inserting a gas bubble. Zimmer is unable to fly for six weeks after the surgery. He has said he hopes the eight surgery would be the last one, but added on Saturday, "I've thought that before."

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Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer is hosting 350 kids at his foundation's first football camp at the Vikings' facility on Saturday. Zimmer's entire defensive staff, as well as safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Brian Robison, are on hand to help.

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Confidence only grows if Prescott can repeat (1:41)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Forty of the top NFL rookies from the 2017 NFL Draft learned about the business of football today at the 23rd annual NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Rookie Premiere, presented by Panini America, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The event will continue through Saturday (May 18-20).

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QB Confidence Index: Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings are quite confident that Sam Bradford can deliver, which he'll need to do with Teddy Bridgewater's long-term health being a question mark.

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5dBen Goessling

Source: Floyd house arrest moved to Minnesota

Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd had the remainder of his 96-day house arrest transferred from Arizona to Minnesota and will start working out with the Vikings next week, a source said.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings receiver Michael Floyd will be able to start working out with the Vikings next week after having his home confinement transferred to Minnesota, according to a league source. Floyd, who was arrested for DUI last year, was sentenced to 24 days in jail and 96 days of house arrest on Feb. 17.

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Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The indoor practice facility at the Vikings' new headquarters is 110 feet high, and is adjacent to the new complex's five outdoor fields. Four fields will be located just east of the indoor facility, while a fifth -- inside a 6,501-seat stadium -- will be just south of the indoor facility.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings' contract for training camp in Mankato runs through 2018, though COO Kevin Warren said the team could get out of it in December 2017. He said no decisions have been made about whether training camp will move to the team's new facility in Eagan, but acknowledged it's possible training camp could be there by 2018.

Team Stats

Passing Yards239.818th
Rushing Yards75.332nd
Points For20.423rd
Points Against19.26th

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