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Seattle Seahawks Excited About New Potential Receiver Greg Childs

Despite his proclamation earlier in the week that he was feeling well and ready to make an amazing comeback to the NFL after a two year hiatus, the Minnesota Vikings announced on Thursday that they had decided to release wide receiver Greg Childs. Perhaps not surprising, after he suffered dual patellar tendon knee injuries at the end of his rookie training camp, and never otherwise...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Greg Childs on His Way Back?

In the fourth round of the 2012 draft, the Minnesota Vikings drafted a tall ass dude out of Arkansas called Greg Childs. He looked lik he had some pretty decent potential as a piece to add to the Vikings offense. Tall, decent speed good weight and strength. And then he tore up both of his knees in training camp and we only saw his opposite twin Jarius Wright for the next two years...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Childs returns to practice after more than 15 months away

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Greg Childs promised he would return to the Minnesota Vikings, vowing to Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier he'd be back from a career-threatening injury. Childs, a rookie receiver, went up for a pass in the team's annual night scrimmage during training camp on Aug. 4 2012. Childs came down, fell to the ground and screamed in agony. He had torn...
Via Fox Sports North
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Place Greg Childs on PUP

The Vikings finally made it official and have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the PUP. This means Childs won’t be available to play or practice with the team until at least after teams first 6 games. This was completely expected as Childs is still trying to overcome last years horrific injury in which he tore patellar tendons in both knees. The Vikings still have hope for...
Via DraftSeason
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings WR Greg Childs starts camp on PUP list

The Minnesota Vikings have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp. The first practice was Friday. Childs did conditioning drills off to the side under the supervision of an athletic trainer. Childs is recovering from torn patellar tendons in each knee, a gruesome injury suffered early in training camp last year, ending his...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Confident Childs creating illusion he'll be back in purple

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Working out at the team's facilities, Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Childs smiles widely, displaying a supreme confidence and looking nothing like a player in the midst of an intense rehab from a potentially career-ending injury. Childs has always had that swagger, that confidence in himself and his physical gifts. It's one reason that he never doubted...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wait, Greg Childs Is Alive?!

Sooooo ... Someone correct me here. Apparently the Minnesota Vikings drafted a couple of receivers last year, one of them being Greg Childs from Arkansas? And apparently he has a history of injuries, which includes a freak accident where he tore both of his patellar tendons in his knees at the end of training camp last year? And you're telling me he's still alive? He didn...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Childs is making his way through rehab

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Rookie wide receiver Greg Childs walked through the Minnesota Vikings' locker room Monday, flashing a big smile and showing no limp or the slightest sign of the potentially career-threatening knee injuries he suffered early in training camp in August.Childs, a fourth-round draft pick by Minnesota in April, ruptured the patellar tendon in both of his knees...
Via Fox Sports North
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings’ rookie Greg Childs likely out for the year with knee injuries

This is not what you want to see. Greg Childs is an incredibly talented player who caught 48 passes for 897 yards and 7 touchdowns as a sophomore at Arkansas in 2009 and 46 catches for 659 yards and 6 touchdowns in just 8 games in 2010, before tearing his right patellar tendon. Childs struggled mightily in 2011, seeing limited action as he attempted to work his way back from that...
Via The Football Fan Spot
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings rookie receiver Greg Childs catches ball with arms wrapped around defender (Video)

Minnesota Vikings rookie wide receiver Greg Childs made an impression during a recent practice in training camp as he caught an underthrown pass by wrapping his arms around a defender and trapping the ball against his defender's back. The ball was underthrown by quarterback Joe Webb, but Childs came back for the ball and managed to trap it on defensive back Brandon Burton...
Via Holdout Sports
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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