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    Vikings DT Linval Joseph shot at downtown Minneapolis bar

    Linval Joseph - DL - Vikings
    Aug 9 - 12:59 PM

    Vikings DT Linval Joseph was shot in the calf during a shooting at a downtown Minneapolis bar Friday night.

    In a statement, the Vikings said Joseph was "an innocent bystander" to the shooting. Joseph's injury was reportedly minor, and he has already been released from the hospital. It is unclear how long Joseph will be sidelined.

    Source: vikings.com
    Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph shot after game
    Posted by Darin Gantt
    August 9, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

    The key to the preseason for NFL teams is to escape uninjured.

    That applies to the post-game as well.

    The Vikings announced that defensive tackle Linval Joseph was shot in the leg last night at a nightclub after the game.

    “Following last night’s preseason game, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was an innocent bystander to the shooting that took place at the 400 SoundBar in downtown Minneapolis,” the statement read. “Linval suffered a minor injury during the shooting when a stray bullet struck his calf. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he was treated for his injury and released. He is expected to return to his coaches and teammates this week.

    “The entire Vikings organization is extremely thankful that Linval was not seriously hurt, and our thoughts are with all of the victims of this shooting. The team will defer any further comment to the Minneapolis Police Department during its ongoing investigation.”

    Whether he’s able to come back and play is secondary at the moment, as he’s fortunate to have suffered only minor injuries.

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...ot-after-game/

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    I wanted to blame it on Raider fans even though he was a bystander.....but unlikely.

    VERY glad he is ok
    Last edited by IBleedPurple; 08-09-2014 at 02:35 PM.
    Time for some hootenanny.

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    Man its a crazy *** world out here. Glad he is ok


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    Whew...dodged a bullet there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacofunk64:28910407
    Whew...dodged a bullet there.
    Almost..

    no laughing matter though. Glad he is okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacofunk64 View Post
    Whew...dodged a bullet there.
    Well not quite

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    Doesnt sound too serious. Glad he is okay

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    Ouch


    Edit: at least it wasnt a plaxico burress situation...

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    two funnies from espn comments on the shooting last night.

    one game and the vikes d already has holes in it
    and
    who shot him danny divito

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    Quote Originally Posted by tripleplayer543 View Post
    two funnies from espn comments on the shooting last night.

    one game and the vikes d already has holes in it
    and
    who shot him danny divito
    Some of the comments at the bottom of espn articles are
    the trolls come out in full force. Espn mods must have their lives lol


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