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Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been scheduled for arthroscopic knee surgery to address joint pain.
Greenway was absent from practice on Tuesday and coach Leslie Frazier said the eighth-year veteran will have the procedure done Wednesday. Frazier didn't specify which leg. The coach said Greenway would be fully recovered in time for training camp, which starts in 6 1/2 weeks.
A recent MRI test revealed some minor damage, and the Vikings decided the operation would be best done now rather than risk an aggravation later in the season.
Greenway tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in his first exhibition game in 2006, an injury that wiped out his rookie year. He has not missed a game since.
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According to Rom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com, Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway will undergo a knee scope. He’s expected to be ready for training camp.
Chad Greenway will have knee scoped tomorrow, per Frazier. Should be fine for training camp.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 11, 2013
Greenway had an MRI and #Vikings saw some things they needed to clean up.
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Minnestota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway will have arthroscopic knee surgery on Wednesday after having an MRI for knee problems that have hampered him during the offseason.
Coach Leslie Frazier stated that Greenway will miss the rest of OTAs and next week’s minicamp, but will have preventive surgery now in order to be ready when the team starts camp in July.
“He had a...
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