EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Greg Jennings said he could see the headlines coming Wednesday when he was forced to miss the Minnesota Vikings organized team activities because of a minor ankle injury.
Jennings is drawing attention in his first offseason for Minnesota since coming over from the Green Bay Packers and Wednesday's practice was the first open to the media. Jennings, who was limited to a career-low eight games last year because of injuries, understood the timing of his injury and lamented the situation to coach Leslie Frazier.
"That was the first thing I said, "Of all the days, the media is here and I'm not practicing. Great,'" Jennings said Thursday while participating in the Vikings' annual playground build.
Jennings was an active spectator during practices, staying with the wide receiver group during drills and talking with the receivers, quarterbacks and coaches. Frazier said Wednesday the injury wasn't serious.
Jennings, who said taking the mental repetitions is important...