The Vikings could be looking for a middle linebacker after the release of Erin Henderson. If they aren’t convinced on Michael Mauti’s health or Audie Cole’s abilities, there are plenty of different options in the draft. NFL scout Dave-Te’ Thomas explains the strengths of some second-day possibilities.
Michael Mauti’s dad is part of another lawsuit involving concussions, but, despite his dad’s struggles with short-term memory loss, the Vikings middle linebacker can’t imagine abandoning football.
Rookie linebacker Michael Mauti is getting his first real action with the Vikings as he returns from a knee injury. Mauti sat out all of organized team activities and minicamp while recovering from knee surgery, but he started training camp on the active roster.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Rookie linebacker Michael Mauti was on the Minnesota Vikings' practice field Tuesday as he has been many times during the past few weeks, but Tuesday was different.Instead of working on the side with athletic trainers, Mauti had a helmet for the first time in practice since he was drafted by Minnesota in the seventh round. Mauti, recovering from another...
Rookie linebacker Michael Mauti continues to work further into the practice routine as he recovers from knee surgery. Mauti discussed where he is at in his recovery and what he’s able to do, and the Vikings see a determined player.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed three of their nine draft picks: linebackers Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti and defensive tackle Everett Dawkins.
The team announced the deals on Tuesday.
Hodges, who will play one of the outside spots, was picked in the fourth round out of Penn State. Mauti, whose position is in the middle, was a seventh-round selection, also from Penn State...
Michael Mauti is convinced the third time on ACL surgery will be the charm. He learns how to approach it better each time and has confidence in the Vikings’ successful track record with other players.