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JOHN SULLIVAN RUMORS

Back ailment lingering for Vikings center Sullivan

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is "just being cautious with him." Sullivan missed practice again Tuesday. He has been off the field for the last seven days, including the exhibition game Saturday. Joe Berger started instead against Tampa Bay. Safety Antone Exum returned...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings center Sullivan still out with back injury

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is ''just being cautious with him.'' Sullivan missed practice again Tuesday. He has been off the field for the last seven days, including the exhibition game Saturday. Joe Berger started instead against Tampa Bay. Safety Antone Exum...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' injury list mounts as John Sullivan suffers spasm

The Minnesota Vikings started the week on a sour note, as starting right tackle Phil Loadholt was placed on injured reserve with a torn Achilles tendon. Things only got worse when news of defensive tackle Shemar Stephen's arthroscopic knee surgery and offensive tackle Carter Bykowski's shoulder surgery broke. The Vikings' injury list just keeps growing, as starting center John Sullivan...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer, absent to be with ailing father, expected to rejoin Vikings soon

MANKATO, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is expected to rejoin the team soon. Zimmer missed practice Tuesday to be with his father, Bill, who has been in declining health. Zimmer was expected to return to Minnesota on Wednesday, when the team has a day off from practice. Training camp at Minnesota State University resumes on the field Thursday. Vikings spokesman Bob...
Via Fox Sports North
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Minnesota Vikings give extension to their most consistent offensive lineman

The Minnesota Vikings rewarded the most consistent member of their offensive line, reportedly agreeing to a one-year contract extension with center John Sullivan… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Rating the best jersey investment on each NFL team from 1-32 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 cornerbacks on the board The Vikings tacked on an extra-year on to the Notre Dame product’s...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings' Sullivan felt he had to be honest about concussion

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Symptoms had subsided quickly for Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan in last week's game at Buffalo and he argued to return to the field with his team facing an important scoring opportunity in an eventual loss. Handling another concussion was replaced by Sullivan's commitment to his team, a dilemma all too familiar to Sullivan and other NFL players. Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings center John Sullivan passes concussion tests

  Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan passed concussion testing and is expected to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sullivan, the veteran leader of Minnesota's struggling offensive line, left Sunday's game at Buffalo in the first quarter. He missed Wednesday's practice but returned on a limited basis Thursday. Right guard Vladimir Ducasse suffered a knee injury on...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Preview: Best players in the NFC North

The NFC North was historically mediocre last season. With the Green Bay Packers emerging victorious despite just a 8-7-1 record, it’s hard to make the argument that this division is one of the best in football. But I’m going to do just that. Last year was a down year for the North, mostly due to a high level of parity and Aaron Rodgers‘ broken collarbone. Sure, the defenses...
Via isportsweb.com
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 OG/C in the draft: Minnesota needs to grab one of these guys early.

In 2013 the Minnesota Vikings struggled. While quarterback is the flashy position, one of the biggest struggles was with the offensive line. With just three players currently on the roster that are listed as either center or guard, the Vikings will need to make some changes in order to get past their deficiencies. John Sullivan has become a very solid center, but if he were to go...
Via cover32
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Which free agent OL should the Minnesota Vikings target?

One of the areas that the Minnesota Vikings will be looking to improve at during free agency is offensive line. While center John Sullivan has solidified his position on the team as well as tackle Matt Kahlil, there is room for improvement on that line, especially in pass protection. There are some big names in free agency and the Vikings will need to grab one of these guys if they...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 24, 2014  |  2 Comments
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