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Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 18

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:46:13 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Kenrick Ellis (ankle) is ruled out for the wild-card game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Jan. 10. FB Zach Line (illness), DT Linval Joseph (foot), DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) and WR Adam Thielen (shoulder, back) are probable. Ellis did not practice Friday, Jan. 8, while the others were full participants.

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Vikings | Wild-card weekend Thursday practice report

Thu, 07 Jan 2016 14:47:07 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Kenrick Ellis (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 7. DT Linval Joseph (foot) and DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) were limited. WR Adam Thielen (shoulder, back) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report for Week 18

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 14:32:27 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Kenrick Ellis (ankle) and FB Zach Line (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 6. DT Linval Joseph (foot) and DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) were limited, while WR Adam Thielen (shoulder, back) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Minnesota Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:24:18 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Nick Easton, QB Taylor Heinicke, WR Charles Johnson, DT Linval Joseph (foot), DL Zach Moore, OT Jeremiah Sirles and LB Brandon Watts are inactive for the Week 17 game against the Green Bay Packers.

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Vikings | Friday practice report for Week 17

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 13:08:59 -0800

DT Linval Joseph (foot) is doubtful for the Week 17 game against the Green Bay Packers. DE Everson Griffen, (shoulder), S Harrison Smith (hamstring), DT Sharrif Floyd (knee), OT Matt Kalil (leg), S Anthony Harris (hip) and WR Adam Thielen (back) are listed as probable for the game against the Packers. Joseph and Floyd did not practice Friday, Jan. 1. Kalil, Smith, Griffen, Harris and Thielen fully practiced Friday.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:46:54 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot) and DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 31. S Harrison Smith (hamstring) and DT Sharrif Floyd (knee) were limited. OT Matt Kalil (leg), S Anthony Harris (hip) and WR Adam Thielen (back) participated fully.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:30:39 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 30. DT Sharrif Floyd (knee), DE Everson Griffen (shoulder), OT Matt Kalil (shin) and S Harrison Smith (hamstring) were limited. S Anthony Harris (hip) and WR Adam Thielen (back) participated fully.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph leaves game early

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:53:34 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (toe) left the Week 16 game against the New York Giants due to a toe injury. He is questionable to return.

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Vikings | Friday practice report for Week 16

Fri, 25 Dec 2015 12:34:58 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Rhett Ellison (ankle), LB Anthony Barr (knee), DE Everson Griffen (shoulder), DT Linval Joseph (foot), CB Josh Robinson (concussion) and S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) are all probable for the Week 16 game against the New York Giants. Ellison and Smith were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 25, and Robinson, Barr, Griffen and Joseph fully practiced.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:04:11 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Rhett Ellison (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24. LB Anthony Barr (knee), DE Everson Griffen (shoulder), DT Linval Joseph (foot), CB Josh Robinson (concussion) and S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) were limited.

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Vikings | Three Vikings defenders practice

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:23:35 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Minnesota Vikings FS Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring), DT Linval Joseph (foot) and LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand) returned to practice Wednesday, Dec. 23, and are expected to play in Week 16 against the New York Giants.

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Vikings | Three defenders returning Sunday

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 10:34:33 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot), LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand) and SS Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) will play in Week 16 against the New York Giants. Head coach Mike Zimmer expects all three players to practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

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Vikings | Week 15 inactives for the Vikes

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 08:41:52 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Anthony Barr, WR Charles Johnson, FS Harrison Smith, OT Jeremiah Sirles, DL Linval Joseph, OT Nick Easton, QB Taylor Heinicke inactive for Week 15.

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Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:33:46 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), DE Scott Crichton (concussion, neck) and S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) are out for Week 15 against the Chicago Bears. DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) and DT Linval Joseph (foot) are questionable, while S Robert Blanton (knee), S Andrew Sendejo (knee) and LB Brandon Watts (rib) are probable. Crichton and Smith didn't practice Friday, Dec. 18. Barr, Griffen and Joseph were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:15:29 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), DE Scott Crichton (concussion, neck) and DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 17. DT Linval Joseph (foot) and S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) were limited, while S Robert Blanton (knee), S Andrew Sendejo (knee) and LB Brandon Watts (rib) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Week 15 Wednesday practice report

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:14:29 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), DE Scott Crichton (concussion, neck), DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) and DT Linval Joseph (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. S Andrew Sendejo (knee), S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) and LB Brandon Watts (ribs) were limited. S Robert Blanton (knee) participated fully.

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Vikings | Minnesota's Thursday inactives

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:11:23 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared SS Andrew Sendejo, LB Anthony Barr, LB Brandon Watts, FS Harrison Smith, DL Linval Joseph, OT Nick Easton, QB Taylor Heinicke inactive for Week 14.

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Vikings | Wednesday status report for Week 14

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 13:39:18 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), DT Linval Joseph (foot), S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) and LB Brandon Watts (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 9, and have been ruled out for Week 14. S Andrew Sendejo (knee) was limited and has been ruled out. S Robert Blanton (knee) was limited and is questionable. DE Scott Crichton (ankle) participated fully and is probable.

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Vikings | Four Vikings starters out

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:47:34 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot), LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), FS Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) and SS Andrew Sendejo (knee) have been ruled out for Week 14 Thursday, Dec. 10.

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Vikings | Tuesday practice report for Week 14

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:55:29 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), S Robert Blanton (knee), DT Linval Joseph (foot), S Harrison Smith (knee, hamstring) and LB Brandon Watts (rib) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 8. DE Scott Crichton (ankle) and S Andrew Sendejo (knee) were limited.

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Vikings | Monday practice report for Week 14

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:37:30 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (groin, hand), S Robert Blanton (knee), SS Antone Exum (rib, shoulder), DT Linval Joseph (foot), SS Andrew Sendejo (knee), FS Harrison Smith (hamstring, knee) and LB Brandon Watts (rib) did not participate in the team's walkthrough Monday, Dec. 7. DE Scott Crichton (ankle) was limited during the walkthrough.

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Vikings | Minnesota's Week 13 inactives

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 08:35:45 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared SS Andrew Sendejo, LB Edmond Robinson, OT Jeremiah Sirles, DL Justin Trattou, DL Linval Joseph, OT Nick Easton, QB Taylor Heinicke inactive for Week 13.

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Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:46:30 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot) and SS Andrew Sendejo (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 4, and have been ruled out for the Week 13 game against the Seattle Seahawks. LB Anthony Barr (hand, groin) and FS Harrison Smith (knee) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. S Robert Blanton (ankle) and CB Trae Waynes (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report for Week 13

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 11:36:34 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot), S Andrew Sendejo (knee) and LB Anthony Barr (hand, groin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 3. S Harrison Smith (knee) was limited, while S Robert Blanton (ankle) and CB Trae Waynes (ankle) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report for Week 13

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:50:16 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (foot) and S Andrew Sendejo (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 2. LB Anthony Barr (hand, groin) and S Harrison Smith (knee) were limited, while S Robert Blanton (ankle) and CB Trae Waynes (ankle) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Minnesota Week 10 injury report

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:38:41 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Justin Trattou (foot) has been ruled out for Week 10 against the Oakland Raiders. LB Eric Kendricks (ribs) is doubtful. LB Anthony Barr (hand) and CB Marcus Sherels (shoulder) are questionable, while DT Sharrif Floyd (knee, ankle), DT Linval Joseph (foot), CB Terence Newman (concussion), WR Cordarrelle Patterson (shoulder) and DE Brian Robison (ankle) are probable. Barr, Kendricks, Sherels and Trattou were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 13, while the others practiced in full.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:49:57 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LBs Anthony Barr (hand) and Eric Kendricks (ribs) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 12. DTs Sharrif Floyd (knee, ankle) and Linval Joseph (foot), WR Cordarrelle Patterson (shoulder), CB Marcus Sherels (shoulder) and DE Justin Trattou (foot) were limited. CB Terence Newman (concussion) and DE Brian Robison (ankle) participated fully.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report for Week 10

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:09:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LBs Anthony Barr (hand) and Eric Kendricks (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 11. CBs Marcus Sherels (shoulder) and Terence Newman (concussion), DTs Linval Joseph (foot) and Sharrif Floyd (knee, ankle) and DE Justin Trattou (foot) were limited. DE Brian Robison (ankle) participated fully.

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Vikings | Friday practice report

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:47 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (knee) and OG Charlie Johnson (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 16. FS Robert Blanton (ankle, knee) is listed as questionable, while DT Sharrif Floyd (knee), LB Chad Greenway (non-injury), DT Linval Joseph (illness), LS Cullen Loeffler (illness), CB Xavier Rhodes (wrist), DE Brian Robison (ankle) and SS Andrew Sendejo (thumb) are listed as probable. Barr, Greenway, Johnson and Loeffler did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 19. Blanton and Joseph were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:22:06 -0800

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (knee), S Robert Blanton (ankle, knee) and OG Charlie Johnson (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 18. DTs Sharrif Floyd (knee) and Linval Joseph (illness) were limited. CB Xavier Rhodes (wrist), DE Brian Robison (ankle) and S Andrew Sendejo (thumb) participated fully.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:55:02 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OG Charlie Johnson (ankle), S Robert Blanton (ankle, knee), DT Linval Joseph (illness) and LB Anthony Barr (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 17. DT Sharrif Floyd (knee) and DE Brian Robison (ankle) were limited, while CB Xavier Rhodes (wrist) and S Andrew Sendejo (thumb) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 7

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:23:44 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin), LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring) and DE Corey Wootton (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 7 game. DT Sharrif Floyd (elbow, ankle) was limited in practice and is questionable. LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) fully practiced and is questionable. CB Jabari Price (hamstring), DT Linval Joseph (ankle), TE Chase Ford (foot), S Harrison Smith (ankle) and LB Michael Mauti (illness) all fully participated in practice and are probable.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:52:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin), LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring), DE Corey Wootton (back), DT Sharrif Floyd (elbow, ankle) and LB Michael Mauti (illness) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. CB Jabari Price (hamstring) and DT Linval Joseph (ankle) were limited, while LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib), TE Chase Ford (foot) and S Harrison Smith (ankle) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:58:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring), CB Jabari Price (hamstring) and DE Corey Wootton (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. DT Sharrif Floyd (ankle, elbow) and DT Linval Joseph (ankle) were limited during practice, while LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib), TE Chase Ford (foot) and FS Harrison Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Vikings | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:26:41 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) has been ruled out for Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons. CB Josh Robinson (hamstring) is questionable, while DT Linval Joseph (shoulder), SS Harrison Smith (knee), LB Brandon Watts (knee), DT Sharrif Floyd (shoulder), LB Michael Mauti (foot) and WR Rodney Smith (hamstring) are probable. Greenway didn't practice Friday, Sept. 26. Robinson was limited, while the rest were full participants.

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Vikings | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:45:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. CB Josh Robinson (hamstring), DT Linval Joseph (shoulder) and LB Brandon Watts (knee) were limited, while S Harrison Smith (knee), DT Sharrif Floyd (shoulder), LB Michael Mauti (foot) and WR Rodney Smith (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Vikings | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:27:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib), CB Josh Robinson (hamstring) and DT Linval Joseph (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. LB Brandon Watts (knee) and FS Harrison Smith (knee) were limited during practice. WR Rodney Smith (hamstring), DT Sharrif Floyd (shoulder) and LB Michael Mauti (foot) fully participated in practice.

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Vikings | Three out for Thursday

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:14:55 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (ankle), OT Phil Loadholt (ankle) and DT Linval Joseph (calf) will miss the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph update

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:10 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (calf) said he thinks he will be ready for Week 1 of the regular season.

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Vikings | Three to sit out

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:28:16 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Gerald Hodges (knee), CB Jabari Price (arm) and DT Linval Joseph (calf) will not play in the third preseason game. All three have missed practice this week.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph update

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 05:54:32 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (calf) will miss a few weeks due to a minor calf injury, but he's expected to be ready for Week 1.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph injured in shooting

Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:49:44 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (calf) was hit in the calf by a stray bullet during a shooting in Minneapolis Friday, Aug. 8. He was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. He is expected to rejoin the team this upcoming week.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph expected to be ready for camp

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:47:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (shoulder) should be ready for the start of training camp after undergoing offseason surgery.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph to be limited in practice

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:46:45 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph (undisclosed) will be limited in practice during the team's minicamp this week. Joseph is expected to be ready for training camp.

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Vikings | More financials for Linval Joseph

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:56:33 -0700

Updating a previous report, the five-year deal for Minnesota Vikings DT Linval Joseph is for five years and $31.25 million, with $12.5 million in guaranteed money, and a $3 million signing bonus.

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Vikings | Terms on Linval Joseph

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:47:32 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed DT Linval Joseph to a five-year, $31.5 million deal, according to a source.

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Vikings | Linval Joseph agrees to terms

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:30:44 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent DT Linval Joseph (Giants) on an undisclosed deal.

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Giants | Linval Joseph may be too expensive to return

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:54:42 -0800

The New York Giants would like to re-sign impending free-agent DT Linval Joseph this offseason but believe he will be too costly to keep.

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Giants | Two could be franchise tag candidates

Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:28:46 -0800

New York Giants impending free-agent DT Linval Joseph and PK Josh Brown could be options if the team wants to use their franchise tag this offseason.

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Giants | Linval Joseph wants to return

Sat, 15 Feb 2014 18:32:00 -0800

New York Giants impending free-agent DT Linval Joseph said on his Twitter page that he would like to re-sign with the Giants this offseason.

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