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Vikings place injured T Loadholt on injured reserve

The Vikings have placed right tackle Phil Loadholt on injured reserve, ending his season with a torn left Achilles tendon. The move was made Tuesday, when the Vikings signed offensive tackle Stephen Goodin to fill Loadholt's roster spot. Loadholt was hurt on the second play from scrimmage Saturday in an exhibition game. Goodin was undrafted out of NCAA Division II school Nebraska...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings right tackle Loadholt done for year with Achilles tear

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- When Phil Loadholt limped off the field in the first quarter on Saturday night, Minnesota Vikings fans started going through all the lists of available free agents and trades their team could make to fill the 6-foot-8, 345-pound hole at right tackle created by his injury. A day after an MRI confirmed what the Vikings feared after walking out of the stadium...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

MRI confirms Phil Loadholt needs season-ending Achilles surgery

Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt had an MRI on Sunday, confirming his torn Achilles tendon. The injury will require season-ending surgery, a league source told ESPN's Ben Goessling. Loadholt's injury occurred early in the Viking's 26-16 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday night. A second-round pick out of Oklahoma in the 2009 NFL Draft, Loadholt missed only two starts...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Starting RT Phil Loadholt out for year with Achilles tear

According to Chris Tomasson of, Minnesota Vikings starting right tackle Phil Loadholt will be out for the year with a torn Achilles tendon. He sustained the injury on the second play of the game on Saturday night in the preseason opener against Tampa Bay and was carted off the field. Loadholt, 29, has started every game for Vikings since being drafted by the...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Vikings cornerstone player tears Achilles, season in jeopardy

The Minnesota Vikings have received terrible news, as seven-year offensive tackle Phil Loadholt suffered a torn achilles early in their second preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday: UPDATE: @Vikings OT Phil Loadholt suffered a torn Achilles. (via @RapSheet) — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) August 16, 2015 This is devastating for Loadholt...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings RT Phil Loadholt Suffers Torn Achilles

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Vikings RT Phil Loadholt sustained a torn Achilles during Saturday night’s preseason game. Fourth-round pick T.J. Clemming replaced Loadholt with the first-team offense, so it appears as though he will takeover as the team’s starter moving forward. Loadholt, 29, is entering the third year of his four-year, $25 million contract ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Minnesota Vikings bring J’Marcus Webb back to spell Phil Loadholt

Yesterday we reported that starting right tackle Phil Loadholt would miss the rest of the season for the Minnesota Vikings thanks to a torn pec. Today the Vikings made a move to fill the hole left by Loadholt. According to J’Marcus Webb, he’s back with the Vikings: I'm a Viking! Camera Gyrl, let's ride or die! Everyone else—-move out the way!!! Go Vikings!
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Minnesota Vikings lose offensive lineman for the rest of the season

Bummer. According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Minnesota Vikings have lost right tackle Phil Loadholt for the rest of the season to a torn pec: #Vikings RT Phil Loadholt has torn his pec, source says, and will require surgery. His season is over. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 24, 2014 It’s a hard blow for the Vikings’ front five. For the season Loadholt is rated...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Phil Loadholt undergoes MRI

The Minnesota Vikings stayed perfect on the preseason with a 30-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday night, but after the game an injury to one of their starting offensive lineman remained a bit of a concern. Right tackle Phil Loadholt briefly left the game with a lower leg injury, and even though he was able to return to the game after missing just one series he still...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Adrian and Norv team up, Loadholt’s status and the receiver battle

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Minnesota Vikings this week. Minnesota Vikings - With training camp coming, it makes sense to take a look at one of the most dynamic positions on the team: wide receiver (READ) - Phil Loadholt’s improvement forces us to reevaluate where he stands among his peers (READ) - Norv...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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