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Top Ben Gedeon News

  • Ben Gedeon: Waived following failed physical

    The Vikings waived Gedeon from the reserve/PUP list Tuesday with a failed physical designation.

    Gedeon was approaching the 11-week milestone where the Vikings would need to either activate him from the PUP list, keep him on PUP list all year or waive him. The Vikings opted to let him go, and he'll be eligible to sign with another team once he's healthy.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Placed on PUP list

    The Vikings placed Gedeon (undisclosed) on the reserve/PUP list Saturday, Craig Peters and Eric Smith of the team's official site reports.

    Gedeon was unable to pass a physical, so he'll miss the first six weeks of the season. It's unclear what's holding him back, but it's noteworthy that his 2019 campaign ended with him on injured reserve due to a concussion. With Gedeon out of the fold, Troy Dye and Hardy Nickerson will be the main backups to Eric Wilson and Anthony Barr.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Dealing with injury

    Gedeon (undisclosed) was placed on the PUP-P list by the Vikings on Monday, Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reports.

    Gedeon saw his season end last season after multiple concussions, and as evidenced by this news, he failed his physical with the team heading into training camp. The Michigan product is heading into his final season with the Vikings under his current contract, so he will be eager to make an impact in a depth and special teams role once healthy.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Heading into contract year

    Gedeon (concussion) is entering the final year of his contract with the Vikings, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.

    The 25-year-old missed the final seven games, and 10 games in total, last season (including playoffs) due to two separate concussions. Gedeon is beginning his contract year and figures to fill a depth and special teams role again in 2020.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Lands on IR

    The Vikings placed Gedeon (concussion) on injured reserve Monday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Gedeon was already ruled out for Monday's matchup against the Seahawks after sustaining his second concussion of the year Nov. 17. The third-year linebacker will finish the season with 13 tackles over eight games. Eric Wilson and Anthony Barr are the remaining healthy outside linebackers for the time being.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Suffers concussion Sunday

    Gedeon is done for Sunday's game against the Broncos due to a consussion, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

    It's unclear how Gedeon picked up the injury, but he was forced to leave the game in the third quarter. He'll now enter the league's mandated concussion protocol, and need be cleared before resuming football activities. As long as Gedeon is sidelined, look for Eric Wilson to fill in at the linebacker position.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Ready for TNF

    Gedeon (concussion) will play in Thursday's game against the Redskins.

    Gedeon was a full practice participant all week and won't carry an injury tag into this contest. The third-year pro is listed as a starter on the Vikings' depth chart, but he didn't surpass a 31-percent snap share through four games this year. His IDP value is negligible until he ups his snap count.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Listed as full participant

    Gedeon (concussion) was a full practice participant Tuesday.

    Gedeon appears on track to make his return after missing the past two games, though it's worth noting he has yet to be officially cleared from the concussion protocol. Wednesday's injury report should provide more clarity on his availability for Thursday's game.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Out again Week 7

    Gedeon (concussion) was ruled out for Sunday's game at Detroit, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

    Gedeon will miss his second straight game after sustaining a concussion Week 5 against the Giants. Eric Wilson should continue to work in Gedeon's place at weakside linebacker.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Won't play Sunday

    Gedeon (concussion) is ruled out for Sunday's tilt against the Eagles.

    Gedeon remains in the concussion protocol due to a head injury suffered Week 5 versus the Giants. Eric Wilson will continue to play a notable role on defense as long as Gedeon is unable to go.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Out with concussion

    Gedeon (concussion) didn't participate at Wednesday's practice.

    The 25-year-old exited Sunday's win over the Giants to be evaluated for a concussion and won't be able to see game action until he fully clears the concussion protocol. Eric Wilson should see increased defensive opportunities while Gedeon remains sidelined.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Evaluated for concussion

    Gedeon is being evaluated for a concussion during Sunday's game versus the Giants, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

    If Gedeon's unable to return to this contest, expect Eric Wilson to see a hefty increase in playing time as Eric Kendricks and Anthony Thomas are the only two other healthy linebackers.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Active for Week 3

    Gedeon (groin) will play in Sunday's home game against the Raiders.

    Gedeon missed Week 2 with the injury but, as evidenced by this news, will make his return to the field. Expect Gedeon to resume his starting role at one of the linebacker positions for the contest, with Eric Wilson filling in for the inactive Anthony Barr (groin) at another.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Draws questionable tag

    Gedeon (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's tilt against the Raiders.

    Gedeon was sidelined Week 2 due to groin injury, and his status for Sunday's game against the Raiders could come down to a game-time decision. If Gedeon is unable to go, Eric Wilson will likely draw another start at linebacker.

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  • Vikings' Ben Gedeon: Limited in practice Thursday

    Gedeon (groin) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice.

    Gedeon sat out Sunday's loss to the Packers and did not practice Wednesday, so his limited participation is a step in the right direction. Look for the extent of Gedeon's participation Friday to shed some light on his chances of suiting up Week 3.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 244 lbs
Birthplace: Hudson, OH, USA
Age: 27
School: Michigan
Experience: 4