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Harrison Smith (turf toe) placed on Vikings’ IR-recall

By Sessler, Marc Harrison Smith has been placed on the Minnesota Vikings injured reserve-recall list with a turf toe injury. Surgery is a possibility for the second-year safety.

Source: National Football League

Harrison Smith headed to IR/designated for return

By Darin Gantt

The Vikings were bracing themselves yesterday for a significant lack of Harrison Smith, and now there’s a time frame. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, the Vikings will place Smith on injured reserve/designated for return, which will keep him out eight weeks. That leaves the door open for a return […]

Vikings S Harrison Smith Ruled Out For Giants Game

By Jeff Wald

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have ruled starting safety Harrison Smith out for the game against the New York Giants on Monday night because of turf toe on his left foot.

Smith was injured Sunday against Carolina, and the Vikings fear the injury could require surgery. Coach Leslie […]

Harrison Smith likely to Minnesota Vikings’ IR-recall

By Sessler, Marc Harrison Smith might be headed to injured reserve, designated to return, due to a turf toe injury, Ian Rapoport reports. The loss of the talented safety, for however long, is a big blow to the Minnesota Vikings.

Source: National Football League

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Report: Harrison Smith may need toe surgery

By Josh Alper

There’s been so much attention paid to the quarterbacks and the play calling in Minnesota that their defensive shortcomings have flown a bit under the radar so far this season. Last Sunday’s 35-10 loss to the Panthers shed some light on some of those problems, none of which were helped by […]

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 […]

Harrison Smith doubtful to return with foot injury

By Darin Gantt

The only good news for the Vikings today is that they’re one week closer to seeing if Josh Freeman can play.

Among the other disasters today (they’re trailing the Panthers 28-3), they’ve lost one of their better young players.

Safety Harrison Smith was hauled off the field with a foot injury, and […]

Pregame: Cook, Sanford return to boost secondary in Vikings-Panthers

The ‘Kalil Bowl,’ as it’s been dubbed, comes at a pivotal place for both the Minnesota Vikings (1-3) and the Carolina Panthers (1-3) in their respective schedules.

For the Vikings, their quarterback situation is week-to-week, but they’ll have these next two games against relatively easy opponents to see what quarterback Matt Cassel has left […]

Defensive sets and film observations: Week 4 vs. Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Welcome to another installment of ‘Defensive sets and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Minnesota Vikings-Pittsburgh Steelers.

Every Wednesday after a game, we’ll take a look at what the Vikings defense looked like, bring you five key takeaways from film study and hand out a proverbial game ball and name […]

Minnesota Vikings Safety Harrison Smith Preparing For A Fine

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Harrison Smith is developing a reputation as a heavy hitter in the Minnesota Vikings secondary.

A seemingly harmless hit on Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller could bring another fine to the second-year safety’s locker.

Miller caught a pass over the middle on a third down […]