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Thankful Joseph reflective after 'scary' incident, prepping for Week 1

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- When a bullet ripped through his leg early in the morning of Aug. 9, Linval Joseph's thoughts immediately turned to his family and the opportunities still awaiting the young 25-year-old. The incident -- Joseph was an innocent bystander in a Minneapolis nightclub shooting -- has altered Joseph's outlook as he nears a return to the Minnesota Vikings,...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joseph ready to return from bullet wound

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph is on track to play in the season opener, less than a month after he was shot in the leg. Joseph spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since a stray bullet during an Aug. 9 nightclub disturbance struck him in the left calf. Joseph has been wearing a protective sleeve over the muscle and working out on...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings DT Linval Joseph Returns To Practice After Nightclub Shooting

MANKATO, Minn. — The first bad-news call of Mike Zimmer’s career as a head coach came late at night but early in his first season with the Minnesota Vikings: Defensive tackle Linval Joseph had been shot in the leg at a downtown bar after the team’s first exhibition game. To the relief of Zimmer and the rest of the organization, that dreaded, unexpected call could have been...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Defensive Tackle vows to return quickly from his gun shot wound

Linval Joseph was shot this weekend in a club after their football game.  Joseph was just an innocent bystander but thankfully he was not injured worse than he was.  He was shot in the calf, but is ok, and he vows to come back sooner rather than later.  “I appreciate everyone’s thoughts and concerns over […] The post Vikings Defensive Tackle vows to return quickly from his...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
17 days ago  |  Discuss

9 people were shot at the club including Vikings DT; Joseph and Vikings were lucky

According to the Star Tribune of Minneapolis, the gunman injured nine people.  The Vikings and Linval Joseph are very lucky.  By the looks of it the Club has shut down due to licensing issues.   Two people with serious injuries were in stable condition Saturday and expected to survive, police spokesman Scott Seroka said. He […] The post 9 people were shot at the club including...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Linval Joseph was shot on Friday night

The Vikings released a statement announcing that defensive tackle Linval Joseph was accidentally shot on Friday night. Following last night’s preseason game, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was an innocent bystander to the shooting that took place at the 400 SoundBar in downtown Minneapolis. Linval suffered a minor injury during the shooting when a stray bullet...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings NT Linval Joseph Involved In Shooting

The Vikings announced that NT Linval Joseph was among the victims of a random shooting that occurred Friday night at a nightclub. According to the report, Joseph suffered just a minor injury to his calf. The Vikings commented on the matter in a statement: “Following last night’s preseason game, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was an innocent bystander to the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings new Defensive Tackle was shot in the calf

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle was shot yesterday, when at a club. The report says he was an innocent bystander, but it could have been worse. Linval suffered a minor injury during the shooting when a stray bullet struck his calf. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he was treated for his injury and […] The post Vikings new Defensive Tackle was shot in the calf...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Joseph looks how 'a nose tackle's supposed to look'

MANKATO, Minn. -- A mountain of a man at 6-foot-4 and 323 pounds, Linval Joseph is an imposing figure whether in pads or not for the Minnesota Vikings. The first day of training camp, Joseph participated in team drills -- minus pads -- for the first time since signing a five-year, $31.25 million contract on the first day of free agency. Minnesota's priority free-agent signing...
Via Fox Sports North
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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