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Vikings place Desmond Bishop on IR

By Darin Gantt

Desmond Bishop’s year with the Vikings is now over. The veteran linebacker, who tore his ACL in Sunday’s loss to the Panthers, was placed on season-ending injured reserve today, the team announced. They replaced him on the 53-man roster by promoting rookie wide receiver Rodney Smith from the practice squad. […]

Vikings LB Bishop Out For Year With Torn Right ACL

By Cole Premo

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop’s season has ended because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Bishop was hurt on a running play by Carolina in the second quarter of Sunday’s game. He walked off with a limp under his own power, […]

Another loss for Vikings, Desmond Bishop tears ACL

By Darin Gantt

The news from yesterday’s demolition at the hands of the Panthers continues to get worse for the Vikings. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop suffered a torn left ACL in yesterday’s loss, knocking him out for the season. Bishop was starting for the first time as […]

Frazier ‘hopeful’ that Bishop, Smith and Rhodes aren’t out long time

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings won’t be able to leave the 35-10 defeat to the Carolina Panthers completely behind, as defensive players Harrison Smith, Desmond Bishop and Xavier Rhodes all suffered injuries that removed them from the game on Sunday.

Coach Leslie Frazier said Smith is dealing with a turf toe injury, Bishop has a […]

Desmond Bishop will not return to the game Sunday after a knee injury

MINNEAPOLIS — Linebacker Desmond Bishop drew his first start of the season Sunday, but it didn’t last long.

Bishop, who had played well in backup duty this season, was injured in the first half. The team announced it is a knee injury and he will not return Sunday.

Bishop went down holding his left leg […]

Final Thoughts: Vikings vs. Panthers

Mike Wobschall vikings.com

In every NFL matchup, there are a seemingly endless amount of angles to analyze. It’s hard to get to them all during the week of practice, and I’m sure there were some that slipped through the cracks despite all of the Vikings vs. Panthers preview content we provided on vikings.com this […]

Halftime: Vikings down 24-17 against new-look Browns

By akrammer@1500espn.com

INNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings opened with a bang against the Cleveland Browns, converting on running back Adrian Peterson’s fourth touchdown of the season to cap an 11-play, 80-yard drive for their third straight 7-0 start of the season.

But just like the last two games, the momentum died quickly against a Browns […]

Desmond Bishop will likely play more, bolster linebacker corps

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Mild hysteria ensued when word got out that first-round pick and rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson only played six snaps in Sunday’s loss at the Chicago Bears.

Coach Leslie Frazier said that issue will get ‘rectified,’ meaning that Patterson will play more this Sunday. But perhaps an even more impactful […]

A Closer Look At The New Members Of The Vikings

Mike Wobschall vikings.com

The Vikings cut their roster down to 53 players on Saturday as Week 1 of the regular season fast approaches. The roster is full of a bunch of the usual suspects, but there are also many new faces on this year’s team. Here’s a quick look at each of the new Vikings […]

Vikings Release 53-Man Roster: Stephen Burton & D'Aundre Reed Top List Of Cuts

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN Minneapolis, MN – The Minnesota Vikings have released their official 53-man roster and cuts. Expect the Vikings to take a peek at the waiver wire across the league and make more moves in the days to come. FINAL 53 MAN ROSTER: Quarterbacks (3): Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel, McLeod […]