Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a “major blow” to the Gophers.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph is on track to play in the season opener, less than a month after he was shot in the leg. Joseph spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since a stray bullet during an Aug. 9 nightclub disturbance struck him in the left calf.
The Seattle Seahawks have finalized their signing of veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams and added running back Demitrius Bronson to their roster ahead of this week’s minicamp.
The Minnesota Vikings now have a new run-stopping defensive tackle to pair alongside last year’s first-round pick.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams missed practice on Friday due to personal reasons. Coach Leslie Frazier says Williams will be ready to make his season debut on Sunday against Chicago. Williams missed the opener against Detroit with a knee injury. He returned to practice this week and Frazier says his defensive captain is good to go. Williams is listed as probable on the injury report.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh says he is appealing the NFL’s $100,000 fine against him for his hit on a Vikings player over the weekend.
Defensive tackle Kevin Williams has returned to practice for the Minnesota Vikings after missing the season opener with an injured right knee.
Ndamukong Suh might’ve gotten himself in trouble with another nasty play on the field. Suh’s illegal low block in Detroit’s game on Sunday against Minnesota will be reviewed for potential discipline, NFL spokesman Randall Liu confirmed Monday in an email to The Associated Press.
On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings kickoff the 2013 NFL season in Detroit against the Lions. On Friday we learned that the Vikings would be without one of their top players for the season opener. Defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been ruled out for this Sunday’s game against Detroit by head coach Leslie Frazier as he recovers from a hyper-extended knee.
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.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been ruled out for the season opener Sunday against Detroit. Coach Leslie Frazier said on Friday that Williams was not able to practice all week. The coach believes his star defensive tackle is close to returning, but not quite ready to play.
Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier says defensive tackle Kevin Williams is fortunate that there was no injury to any of his ligaments after a hard hit to his right knee in Sunday’s game.
Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd will have an MRI on his injured left knee. Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier says Floyd will have the MRI because of soreness and to “err on the side of caution” after the first-round draft pick out of Florida was injured in the second quarter of a 27-13 preseason loss to the Texans on Friday night.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Letroy Guion has aggravated the right knee injury he suffered in the team’s first preseason game.
When Kevin Williams sacked Carson Palmer last weekend, it snapped a 21-game sackless streak for the Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle.