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Linval Joseph hid injury from New York Giants

Linval Joseph was playing in the media mecca of New York. Still, he managed to keep his injury a secret. The Vikings defensive tackle said Friday he played all of last season for the Giants with a partially torn labrum. Before anyone wonders why he never appeared on the injury list with it, he said he didn't tell his coaches. "I kept it to myself," Joseph said. Joseph...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Linval Joseph expected to be ready for training camp

Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph is expected to be ready for training camp after undergoing shoulder surgery this offseason. Linval Joseph is supposed to be ready for the start of training camp, and it seemed like the Vikings were holding him back largely as a precaution this spring. He’s been a durable player during his career, but as physically demanding as the defensive...
Via Pro Football Zone
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Matt Kalil, Linval Joseph

The Minnesota Vikings don't have any major injury concerns with training camp a little over a month away, but offensive tackle Matt Kalil (knee) and defensive tackle Linval Joseph (shoulder) were limited during OTAs and minicamp as they work their way back from offseason surgeries. Kalil's right knee surgery in April was already known and widely reported, but news of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Kalil, Joseph to remain limited until training camp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- There are no concerns for training camp later this summer, but for the Minnesota Vikings' three-day mandatory minicamp, the offensive and defensive lines are still missing two important pieces. Offensive tackle Matt Kalil and defensive tackle Linval Joseph are still limited as they come back following offseason surgery, though both expect to be ready for...
Via Fox Sports North
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Grading the free agency moves

The Vikings have been content with signing low budget free agents this off-season. It’s surprising that Minnesota did not agree to terms with one superstar to help bolster a team that is in desperate need of some leadership. Linval Joseph, Captain Munnerlyn, Derek Cox, Tom Johnson and Corey Wooten are going to be some new faces on defense, while Vladamir Ducasse will be a new face...
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings sign DT Linval Joseph

Linval Joseph, a 2nd round pick, has been a 3-year starter with the Giants from 2011-2013, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 21st ranked defensive tackle in each of the last 2 seasons. Only 5 other players have graded out higher than him in both seasons (Gerald McCoy, Ndamukong Suh, Jurrell Casey, Geno Atkins, Marcell Dareus). Joseph is better against the run than he is rushing...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants believe Linval Joseph will cost too much to re-sign

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to,  the New York Giants are hopeful they can re-sign Linval Joseph but think he’ll cost too much in the end. The Giants have yet to make an official offer to veteran defensive end Justin Tuck and, while still hopeful something can be worked out with Linval Joseph, the...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Linval Joseph will likely test free agency

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Dan Graziano of expects Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph to test free agency. ….as free agency approaches, it becomes more and more evident that Joseph is determined to hit the market and find out how much he can get. Traditionally, free agents out to maximize their...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Linval Joseph: “I want to be back with the Giants next year!”

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Soon-to-be free agent defensive lineman Linval Joseph made it clear on Twitter he wants to re-sign with the New York Giants. I want to be back with the Giants next year! This where it all started just want to take care of my family and put on that BLUE every Sunday — Linval Joseph (@LinvalJoseph...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants May Have A Tough Time Keeping DT Linval Joseph

Dave Hutchinson of the Neward Star-Ledger believes that Giants DT Linval Joseph could command as much as $35-40 million on the open market this offseason. Losing Joseph could be a huge loss for the Giants defense given that he’s in the prime of his career and clearly their best interior defensive lineman. According to Hutchinson, New York believes that second-year pro Johnathan...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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