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John Sullivan suffers knee contusion, said he's cool with Lions' Suh

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — A low block already sidelined Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams for a game and another by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in Sunday’s 34-24 loss threatened to injure center John Sullivan.

Coach Leslie Frazier said on Monday that Sullivan suffered a contusion to his left knee, […]

Vikings Rookie DT Thrust Into Big Role For Opener

By smkitzman

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ready or not, here it comes for Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd.

Kevin Williams’ right knee injury will keep him out of the season opener against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. That means Floyd will be thrust into a prominent role in the middle of the Vikings defense.

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Floyd practicing, Williams not as Vikings begin regular season routine

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Coach Leslie Frazier said there was ‘a chance’ that veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams would be ready for the Minnesota Vikings regular season opener at the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Sept. 8.

That chance may have taken a hit as Williams was not at practice on Monday.

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Michael Mauti Still Learning, Improving

Rookie linebacker Michael Mauti sticks close to fellow rookie Gerald Hodges. Not all too surprising, considering both played in the same defensive backfield at Penn State.

They were side by side Friday as players straggled onto the practice fields for the final time before heading to San Francisco. They were back together two hours […]

Notebook: Nothing to worry about, Henderson is ‘full go’ and will play

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson screamed and kicked a cooler with the non-injured leg after hobbling off the practice field on Thursday afternoon.

It appeared Henderson didn’t know how threatening — or how non-threatening — his injured ankle could be to his season. After Thursday’s practice, coach Leslie Frazier said Henderson […]

Sharrif Floyd has minor procedure on knee, out for preseason

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd had a “minor procedure” on his injured left knee early this week and will likely be out the rest of the preseason.

Coach Leslie Frazier said the plan is for Floyd to be ready to go for Week 1 at the Detroit Lions.

“Nothing major,” […]

Notebook: Vikings place Christian Ballard on ‘left squad’ list

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier announced after Sunday’s practice that defensive tackle Christian Ballard has been placed on the active-left squad list for personal reasons.

Ballard, 23, hasn’t practiced with the team since the Aug. 9 preseason game against the Houston Texans where he recorded a sack and was pulled for […]

DAY 13 TRAINING CAMP NOTES

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Mankato, MN – Day thirteen from beautiful Mankato, Minnesota and the practice fields have emptied. No-huddle offense was the focus this afternoon and the results were pretty good, if you’re an fan of the offensive side of the ball. The following are a few observations from the day’s festivities.

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Training camp Day 13 quick hits: Floyd, Rhodes, Bishop will play Fri.

• Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said after Monday’s practice that the usual suspects who have been injured this past week should be ready to suit up and play in Friday’s second preseason game at the Buffalo Bills.

Including rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, who had an MRI done on his left knee just a […]

Notebook: MRI on Sharrif Floyd's knee shows

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd said after Sunday’s practice that an MRI on his left knee showed there was “nothing wrong,” adding, “it went well.”

Vikings coach Leslie Frazieir said earlier Sunday that Floyd would have the MRI after the first-round pick was cut from behind on a block in Friday’s […]