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MRI confirms Phil Loadholt needs season-ending surgery


MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings’ fear was realized on Sunday.

A MRI confirmed starting right tackle Phil Loadholt will need season-ending surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, according to ESPN’s Ben Goessling. Loadholt, 29, missed five games last season after suffering a torn pectoral muscle. He was replaced by Mike Harris, who has since been moved to right guard this offseason.

Rookie T.J. Clemmings took over during Saturday’s exhibition after Loadholt was carted off following the second snap of the game. Clemmings is the obvious in-house candidate to replace Loadholt, but…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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