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DT Shamar Stephen underwent arthroscopic knee surgery

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Shamar Stephen underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee, according to coach Mike Zimmer.

Stephen, 24, has sat out practice since the Vikings’ Aug. 9 exhibition opener against Pittsburgh, in which he led all Vikings defenders with five tackles, including a sack on 3rd-and-3. In the meantime, defensive tackles Chigbo Anunoby, B.J. Dubose and Greg Hickman could get extended looks in the preseason with Stephen out.

“We anticipate he’ll be back,” Zimmer said, confirming he meant the Week 1 season opener at San Francisco when…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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