MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer announced Monday that linebacker Anthony Barr has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a torn pectoral muscle in Sunday’s game.
"Anthony was our first draft pick that we had when we came here and integral part of our defense … it's tearing him up inside that he won't be able to play." – Coach Zimmer on @AnthonyBarr's season-ending injuryREAD MORE: 'A Champion Of Those On The Outside': Jim Klobuchar, Who Spent Decades As Star Tribune Columnist, Has Died At 93
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Barr suffered the injury in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Colts in Indianapolis, where the Viking fell short with an 11-28 loss.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Ranked Among States With Lowest Levels Of Drug Abuse
Zimmer says he’s expecting the injuring to keep Barr out for the rest of the 2020 season.