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Vikings G Fusco to have surgery Monday, will miss about 4 months

  Minnesota Vikings right guard Brandon Fusco will need about four months to recover from his upcoming surgery for his torn pectoral muscle. Fusco will have the operation done Monday by a specialist in New York. He was hurt blocking last week in the game at New Orleans when his right arm was extended and became entangled with a defender. "I knew something was wrong because...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings guard Fusco to have surgery Monday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings right guard Brandon Fusco will need about four months to recover from his upcoming surgery for his torn pectoral muscle. Fusco says he'll have the operation Monday with a specialist in New York. He was hurt while blocking last week in the game at New Orleans. He says this is the first significant injury of his career and the first surgery...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings place Cassel on I.R., Bridgewater to take over

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that they have placed QB Matt Cassel and G Brandon Fusco on season-ending injured reserve. Cassel unfortunately suffered several fractured bones in his foot during Week 3’s loss to the New Orleans Saints, which opened the door for first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater to see his first action in an NFL game. Cassel, 32, signed a two-year...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings announce contract extension for Brandon Fusco

The Vikings announced on Saturday that they’ve signed offensive lineman Brandon Fusco to a 5-year, $25 million contract extension. The #Vikings have signed Brandon Fusco to a contract extension. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 6, 2014 “I am very excited to get this deal done and continue my career with the Minnesota...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings sign OL Fusco to contract extension

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- From tiny Slippery Rock to the NFL, Brandon Fusco has come a long way as a sixth-round draft pick. Fusco isn't going anywhere, either, after signing a five-year contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday worth $25 million. Fusco, 26, has been a full-time starter the past two seasons for Minnesota after being the 172nd player picked in the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings give Brandon Fusco a five year extension

Today the Minnesota Vikings rewarded right guard Brandon Fusco with a five-year, $25 million extension. This deal includes $6 million guaranteed. @TomPelissero: #Vikings have agreed to a five-year, $25 million contract extension with guard Brandon Fusco. Includes $6 million guaranteed. A 2011 sixth-round pick, Fusco has started the past two seasons for the Vikings, and […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Have Had Some Dialogue With Brandon Fusco Regarding An Extension

  Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500 reports that there has been “a little dialogue” between the Vikings and G Brandon Fusco‘s agents regarding a contract extension. However, Wolfson mentions that “nothing is on the cusp” as of now. Fusco, 28, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is set to make $1.389 million for the 2014 season. The Vikings selected Fusco...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Feisty Fusco in line to start for Vikings at guard

Some players taken in the late rounds of the NFL draft are available there because of off-the-field concerns. The extra baggage Brandon Fusco brought to the Minnesota Vikings was his alma mater. Slippery Rock University is no slouch. The Rock, as the program is informally known, has annually been a top-tier team in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, with a handful of NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Fusco to start for Vikings?

The Vikings used the 4th overall selection on Matt Kalil in the 2012 NFL Draft and will plug him in at left tackle, where he will be a major upgrade. However, that doesn’t solve all of their offensive line problems. Guard is still a major position of weakness for them. The Vikings started Steve Hutchinson and Anthony Herrera there last offseason and now both are gone. Hutchinson...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Fusco eyeing Vikings right guard spot

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. McDonald's has served over a billion people, but the fast-food restaurant chain might have served Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Brandon Fusco for the final time. An admitted fast-food connoisseur, Fusco gave up eating greasy cheeseburgers this offseason. The 6-foot-4, 306-pound Fusco entered the NFL as an unfinished product, a sixth-round pick by Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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