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Vikings' Andre Mintze: Heading to Minnesota
Mintze signed a contract with the Vikings on Monday.
Mintze joins Minnesota after totaling four tackles on 133 combined defensive and special-teams snaps over six games as a rookie for Denver. The 2021 undrafted free agent played in five of the team's first six games, but he then missed about two-and-a-half months while sitting out on the injured reserve and reserve/COVID-19 lists. Mintze was waived by the Broncos in May and he now will look to carve out a depth role with the Vikings this offseason.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Back for Week 17
Mintze (illness/hamstring) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday.
Mintze was designated to return from injured reserve Dec. 22 before landing on the COVID-19 list Monday, but he's cleared the league protocols and will be available for Sunday's matchup with the Chargers. The 23-year-old has been sidelined by the hamstring injury since Week 6 and should resume his role on special teams now that he's healthy.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Enters COVID protocols
Mintze (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Ben Swanson of the Broncos' official site reports, and he tested positive for the virus, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.
Mintze was placed on IR with a hamstring injury on Oct. 19, but he was designated to return on Dec. 22. He started practicing with the Broncos again last week ahead of their game with the Raiders. Now that he's hit the COVID list, his potential return has hit a hurdle that he'll need to clear before suiting up against the Chargers on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Designated to return from IR
The Broncos designated Mintze (hamstring) to return from their injured reserve Wednesday.
Mintze was placed on the Broncos' IR in mid-October, and the linebacker has just managed to return to practice. Expect the former Vanderbilt product to continue to mostly only see snaps on special teams once he's activated to Denver's active roster.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Shifted over to IR
Mintze (hamstring) was moved to injured reserve Tuesday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.
The linebacker left Sunday's contest early versus the Raiders with the injury. He will now miss at least three weeks before he can be activated from the IR and return to action. Mintze has been most utilized this season on special teams, only playing 25 snaps on the defensive unit.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Declared out Sunday
Mintze (hamstring) has been downgraded to out of Sunday's game against Las Vegas.
Denver's special teams are taking a hit, as Mintze joins Baron Browning on the list of players who are now out for the remainder of the game. The Vanderbilt product has a short turnaround with the Broncos' Week 7 matchup coming Thursday night at Cleveland.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Injures hamstring Sunday
Mintze is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Raiders with a hamstring injury.
Mintze has played mostly on special teams this season, so that is where his absence will mostly be felt. Jonathon Cooper would likely absorb any extra snaps at linebacker if needed.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: No injury designation
Mintze (hamstring) will play Sunday against the Steelers, George Stoia III of The Denver Gazette reports.
Mintze was unable to play in last week's loss to the Ravens, but he logged a full practice Friday. The 23-year-old recorded just two tackles (one solo) across his first three appearances of the season and is unlikely to see significant playing time Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Ruled out for Week 4
Mintze (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Ravens.
Mintze was a limited participant in practice all week, but he will ultimately be unable to suit up in Week 4. The rookie has played single-digit defensive snaps during the last two weeks, so his absence shouldn't affect Denver's defensive rotations.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Returns to practice
Mintze (concussion) returned to practice Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
Mintze was in concussion protocol last week, but the rookie linebacker's return to practice puts him on track to play in the Saturday's preseason contest against the Rams. The 22-year-old was having a solid training camp before missing time. Mintze turned in an impressive performance in Denver's first preseason game, in which he recorded three tackles, one sack and one tackle for loss. The undrafted free agent will look to secure a spot on the team's roster with a strong showing in Denver's third preseason game on Aug. 28.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Not dressed for warmups
Mintze (concussion) is not dressed for Saturday's preseason game against the Seahawks, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.
Mintze was placed in concussion protocol Monday and has seemingly still not completed the required steps to be cleared. He could be back in action in time for the team's third preseason game against the Rams.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Andre Mintze: Enters concussion protocol Monday
Mintze entered concussion protocol Monday, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.
The undrafted rookie played a prominent role for the Broncos during their first preseason contest, registering three solo tackles, one sack and one tackle for loss. The extent of his concussion is unknown, but his status for Denver's second preseason game against the Seahawks on Aug. 21 is in jeopardy.... See More ... See Less
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