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Mike Zimmer: 'You can't make the club in a tub'

The former Bengals defensive coordinator is making his mark in Minnesota, throwing players in the dog house that aren't doing the job.

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We get it. Mike Zimmer is gone. It doesn't mean we can't dish out some love for the super-popular former defensive coordinator. We've known him for six years. Minnesota is getting to know him. And it's great. Per our friends at the Daily Norseman.

Take the case of CB Josh Robinson, for instance. Robinson has been nursing a hamstring for a little over a week now, and Zimmer is becoming frustrated with the situation. When asked about his status then, Zimmer came off as aggravated, and said, among his many other colorful quotes in camp, that 'you can't make the club in a tub'.

Earlier today, Mike Zimmer became visibly frustrated with Robinson's status, although to be clear, we don't know if it's because of the nature of a hamstring injury in general, or Robinson's approach to rehabbing. AJ Mansour of KFAN fills us in:

Asked about the practice statuses for Robert Blanton and Josh Robinson today at Winter Park, Zimmer responded by saying, "Blanton's going to go today. And the other guy? Who knows?"

If the quote wasn't enough, the body language did the rest of the talking. Rolling his eyes and waving his hand through the air showed plenty of the disgust that he is dealing with right now.