EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Several Detroit Lions were upset about what they felt were cheap shots in last week's game against the Vikings, and the NFL apparently agreed, fining Minnesota linebacker Jasper Brinkley and safety Mistral Raymond this week.
Brinkley was fined 21,000 and Raymond 7,875 for hits that came three plays apart during Minnesota's 34-24 win. The Lions were also...
The Vikings decided to keep S Mistral Raymond inactive as he makes a measured return from a partially dislocated ankle, but TE Allen Reisner, promoted to the 53-man roster on Saturday, is active.
The Minnesota Vikings could have safety Mistral Raymond back in action this weekend, one step toward some depth in a secondary that's sure to be tested during the second half of the season.
''I'm healed and I'm available. To what extent and how much they want to use me, that's totally up to them,'' Raymond said. ''I'm just going to go...
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October 30, 2012
Tight end John Carlson will miss Minnesota's game against Tampa Bay because of concussion-like symptoms, as expected.
The Vikings also put safety Mistral Raymond on the inactive list for the fifth straight game because of a right ankle injury. Jamarca Sanford started in his place again. Joining Carlson and Raymond in street clothes on Thursday night were quarterback McLeod Bethel...
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October 25, 2012
Mistral Raymond had a “significant” ankle injury, but there was no fracture and no high ankle sprain, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Monday. However, he will miss time with the “subluxation.”
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond has been carted off the field with a right ankle injury and will not return.
Raymond was injured at the end of the first quarter on Sunday against San Francisco. He came up from his safety position to support on a running play to Frank Gore and his ankle appeared to get caught in the turf. He immediately grabbed it as he...
Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond has been carted off the field with a right ankle injury and will not return.
Raymond was injured at the end of the first quarter on Sunday against San Francisco. He came up from his safety position to support on a running play to Frank Gore and his ankle appeared to get caught in the turf. He immediately grabbed it as he fell to the ground...
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September 23, 2012
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is getting closer to determining his starting safeties and it could be a young look in the middle of the secondary.
Rookie Harrison Smith earned his first start in Friday's second preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. Second-year player Mistral Raymond started alongside Smith, and the two had a strong game together...
Mistral Raymond, the player that ended the Vikings’ dubious streak without an interception last year, is making plays in camp and learning how to read and react better. He talked about his progress, what he’s learned and the importance of interceptions.
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Injuries have forced the Vikings to make a bunch of roster adjustments this week. On Tuesday they put Michael Jenkins, Husain Abdullah, Tyrell Johnson and Cullen Loeffler on season-ending IR, and signed WR Stephen Burton, S Jarrad Page, S Andrew Sendejo and LS Matt Katula to replace them.But replacing a guy on the roster and replacing him in the line-up are two different things....