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Vikings Place OT Andre Smith on IR; Work Out Jake Long

Another starting Vikings offensive tackle is headed for injured reserve, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Andre Smith is set to undergo surgery Tuesday on his injured right triceps, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Smith suffered the injury on the sixth snap of the Vikings’ win last week against the Giants. The Vikings […]

Texans at Vikings NFL Week Five Inactives – Diggs Officially Out

Texans: QB Brandon Weeden, WR Keith Mumphery, CB Kareem Jackson, RB Jonathan Grimes, G Oday Aboushi, TE Stephen Anderson, DE Brandon Dunn Vikings: WR Stefon Diggs, TE Rhett Ellison, OT Andre Smith, DT Sharrif Floyd, TE David Morgan, RB Ronnie Hillman, LB Kentrell Brothers

Vikings at Panthers NFL Week Three Inactives

Vikings WR Laquon Treadwell, RB Ronnie Hillman, LB Kentrell Brothers, C Nick Easton, DT Sharrif Floyd and TE MyCole Pruitt. Panthers G Tyler Larsen, CB Teddy Williams, DE Ryan Delaire, WR Damiere Byrd, WR Brenton Bersin, LB Jeremy Cash, RB Jonathan Stewart

Vikings Place RB Adrian Peterson on Injured Reserve

Friday the Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on injured reserve, meaning the running back will officially be out until at least mid-November, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. Peterson had surgery Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee after he was injured in the third quarter of the Vikings’ 17-14 win over the Green […]

Report: Vikings QB Bridgewater to Have Surgery on Thursday

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is scheduled to have surgery Thursday to repair the torn ACL and other structural damage in his left knee, Ed Werder of ESPN reports. The Vikings at this time believe Bridgewater will eventually make a full recovery and resume his NFL career, a source said, but more will be known after […]

Vikings Release Statement on Injury to QB Teddy Bridgewater

Statement from Vikings Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer Eric Sugarman on Teddy Bridgewater: Teddy Bridgewater suffered a non-contact injury today at practice. The injury was quickly identified as a dislocated knee. The injury was stabilized, and he was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and evaluation. After undergoing an MRI, it […]

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Suffers Serious Knee Injury in Practice

It’s news that no Vikings fan wants to hear. Tuesday afternoon at practice quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was injured on a non-contact play, as he went down in the pocket and grabbed his left knee. Coach Mike Zimmer scrapped the practice after just 25 minutes, and reports are describing the injury as ‘disturbing’ and ‘gruesome.’ Bridgewater […]

Vikings Place LB Cole on IR; Ink Veteran LB Jason Trusnik

The Vikings added some needed experience to their linebacker corps Tuesday by signing nine-year veteran Jason Trusnik, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. To make room on the roster, Minnesota placed linebacker Audie Cole on season-ending injured reserve. Cole suffered a fractured right ankle in Sunday’s 21-18 overtime victory over St. Louis. Before […]

Vikings LB Eric Kendricks Out for Game Sunday vs St.Louis

Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks will miss the game against St. Louis on Sunday because of a rib injury, the Associated Press reports. The Vikings ruled Kendricks out on Friday. Outside linebacker Anthony Barr is listed as questionable with back injury and defensive tackle Shariff Floyd (knee) will miss another game, leaving the Vikings with […]

Vikings at Bears NFL Week 8 Inactives

Vikings inactives: QB Taylor Heinicke, LB Audie Cole, C Nick Easton, DT Sharrif Floyd, OT Jeremiah Sirles, TE Rhett Ellison, DT Justin Trattou Bears inactives: CB Terrance Mitchell, EB Ka’Deem Carey, LB Shea McClellan, C Hroniss Grasu, OT Jermon Bushrod, DT Bruce Gaston, WR Cameron Meredith