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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Erin Henderson was unable to participate in the Minnesota Vikings' practice on Wednesday due to a concussion.
Henderson, who leads the team with 26 tackles and two sacks, left last Sunday's game at Indianapolis with just under five minutes left after taking a blow while combining with Kevin Williams and Harrison Smith on a tackle. Henderson appeared dazed, and left the field with trainers and didn't return.Following the game, coach Leslie Frazier said he thought Henderson was dealing with an "elbow or something." On Monday, Frazier said, "It turns out that Erin Henderson should be fine."Earlier Wednesday, Frazier said he anticipated having full participation for Wednesday afternoon's practice. Henderson was at the portion of practice open to the media and even had a helmet in his hands, but was listed on the injury report as not participating. Frazier didn't speak to reporters after practice.In the short time Henderson mi...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Through eight months of rehab for a torn ACL, Adrian Peterson couldn't think of anything more than getting the chance to run the ball in a game again. Now that he has returned to the field, the Minnesota Vikings' top running back knows he can't do it alone.Preparing for Sunday' game at home against the stout San Francisco 49ers run defense, Peterson...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer Jared Allen and the Minnesota Vikings had Andrew Luck on the run, forcing the Indianapolis rookie out of bounds to bring up fourth down in the third quarter with the Colts leading by 11 points.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. No team in the NFL understands how motivated receiver Randy Moss gets for big games better than the Minnesota Vikings, his club for the first seven seasons of his career and one ill-fated month in 2010.Minnesota has been the beneficiary of many of those big moments, such as when he scored two touchdowns in his first regular-season game and when he made his "...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. After close games, certain plays can be magnified and Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson was having a hard time letting go of one pivotal play in Sunday's 23-20 loss against the Indianapolis Colts.Henderson was responsible for covering Indianapolis receiver Reggie Wayne down the middle of the field when Wayne got behind the linebacker for a 30-yard...
The Vikings didn’t know that LB Erin Henderson suffered a concussion until Wednesday, three days after it happened. He missed another day of practice Thursday.
49ERS vs. VIKINGS (Sun Sept 23 1 PM ET)
The 49ers are off to a 2-0 start and many are saying they have the best team in the league. Alex Smith is playing well with his new weapons and San Francisco ha the leagues 3rd best rushing offense.
On top of that they pass defense has been decent and their run defense is stellar just like last season.
The Vikings lost to the...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Facing one of the league's top running offenses and an elite pass-catching tight end, the Minnesota Vikings will be without starting linebacker Erin Henderson this weekend.
Henderson, who leads Minnesota with 26 tackles and two sacks, is out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers with a concussion. Free-agent signee Marvin Mitchell will start...