MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes, the former 30th overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft, has suffered a broken neck vertebra, according to multiple reports.

“He should be good to go. I mean, it will heal,” head coach Mike Zimmer said when discussing the status of his defensive back in an end of year news conference on Monday.

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Coach Zimmer expects Hughes to be ready to train in the Vikings’ offseason program this spring, according to the Star Tribune.

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Hughes played in 14 games last year, starting three, and notching an interception. He also returned 14 kickoffs for a total of 104 years, however, he has a history of injuries.

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He tore his left ACL during his rookie season, prematurely ending his rookie campaign after just six games.