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Report: Vikings S Exum to miss 2-3 weeks with rib, shoulder injuries

The Minnesota Vikings are hurting badly at safety.With Harrison Smith (hamstring/knee), Andrew Sendejo (knee) and Robert Blanton (knee) all banged up, now Antone Exum Jr. is expected to miss some time. The second-year safety is "likely" miss two-three weeks with a fractured rib and an injured AC joint, according to ESPN's Ben Goessling.Exum's injury occurred during the first quarter...
Via FOX Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Banged-up Vikings defense down eight players in Monday's practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have little time to get healthy this week.Eight defensive players, including four starters, were held out of a helmet-less walkthrough Monday in the team's indoor facility. The Vikings play Thursday at Arizona, so the status of three standouts is in question.Nose tackle Linval Joseph (foot), linebacker Anthony Barr (groin/hand) and safety...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings S Antone Exum Jr. excels in first opportunity to start

The Minnesota Vikings were faced with a tough challenge in Week 12: field a serviceable replacement for starting safety Harrison Smith, who had to sit out Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons with a knee injury.The Vikings finally unleashed Antone Exum Jr., a sixth-round pick in last year's draft, in Smith's stead. In his first chance to start, Exum brought a playmaking ability...
Via FOX Sports
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vikings Antone Exum Jr. Helps Stadium Security Corral Fan Running Onto The Field In Oakland

It is the dumbest thing that can be done at a sporting event. It never ends well for the person doing it. If he/she doesn't get tackled or tased into submission they will at least get arrested, and will more than likely be faced with some sort of fine after they get out of jail--but they keep doing it anyway.Antone Exum didn't feel like waiting around for stadium security to corral...
Via FatManWriting
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Antone Exum hopes his hype continues to build

Minnesota Vikings safety Antone Exum Jr. has made some head-turning plays, including a fumble recovery in the preseason opener versus the Pittsburgh Steelers and an interception of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston over the weekend. As he fights for a look next to Harrison Smith, Exum hopes people are taking notice of the plays he has made. "I hope that it starts talk...
Via FOX Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Antone Exum has grown into a starting-caliber safety for Vikings

Minnesota Vikings safety Antone Exum wasn't able to contribute on a large scale as a rookie last season. Although he appeared in 14 games, Exum did not earn any starts and recorded only six tackles.Now entering his second NFL season, the Vikings see a more mature safety in Exum."We had a couple of guys last year that came in here as rookies that really didn't know how to act,'' Zimmer...
Via FOX Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Who Need To Make An Impact In 2015 | #9 Antone Exum

#9 | Antone Exum Number 9 on our list goes to the favorite to land the strong safety job next to Harrison Smith, Antone Exum.  Exum is entering his second season, and appears to have a leg up on the compeition after impressing at OTA’s.  Training camp and the Preseason will be key in determining if Exum does indeed lock down this coveted spot. Why Exum’s Performance is so Important...
Via DraftSeason
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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