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Looking ahead: Assessing Vikings’ options at safety next to Harrison Smith [ESPN 1500]


2015 playing time

Harrison Smith: 14 games, 75 percent
Andrew Sendejo: 14 games, 73.4 percent
Robert Blanton: 17 games, 20.5 percent
Anthony Harris: 5 games, 12.9 percent… 537 more words


Harris Shows Promise at Safety [Scout.com]

The Minnesota Vikings needed a lot of young and inexperienced players to step up last Thursday when they took on the Arizona Cardinals because of injuries suffered to four defensive starters. 523 more words


Vikings place Exum on IR, address safety shortage

The Vikings placed safety Antone Exum Jr. on injured-reserve Tuesday and addressed a glaring need at the position by signing Shaun Prater and promoting Anthony Harris from the practice squad. 158 more words

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All four Vikes Safeties miss Monday Practice [Star Tribune]

The Vikings practiced without four safeties, two linebackers and a nose tackle on Monday and it’ll be at least a few weeks until safety Antone Exum Jr. 219 more words


Vikings Keep 8 Players Out Of Practice With Injuries

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have little time to get healthy this week.

Eight defensive players, including four starters, were held out of a helmet-less walkthrough Monday in the team’s indoor facility. 109 more words


Harrison Smith, Trae Waynes out for Vikings on Sunday

The Vikings will be shorthanded in their effort to keep Julio Jones under control on Sunday.

Safety Harrison Smith and cornerback Trae Waynes have been downgraded to out by the Vikings. 124 more words

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Hodges gets nod at MLB, Blanton at S. Berger will play C if Sullivan Can't

Looks like Hodges did just enough to beat out Cole and rookie 2nd round stud, Kendricks.

That’s the way it’s looking, yes sir,” Hodges said about getting the call for Monday’s regular-season opener at San Francisco. 185 more words