Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed Monday starting right tackle Phil Loadholt will need surgery for a torn Achilles and miss the 2015 season. Loadholt suffered the injury in Saturday's preseason opener against the Bucs.
The season has apparently ended quite early for Vikings starting right tackle Phil Loadholt. He sustained a torn Achilles tendon on the second play from scrimmage Saturday night in the preseason opener against Tampa Bay.
Loadholt was in obvious pain as he was carted off the field, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
The 29 year old has started every game for Minnesota since arriving in 2009.
Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt and right guard Brandon Fusco are on track in their recoveries from torn pectoral muscles, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Fusco suffered his injury in Week 3, so he's ahead of Loadholt, who got hurt in Week 12.
Fusco plans to be ready for OTAs, while Loadholt vowed to be ready no later than training camp.
“I can use him as a gauge,” Loadholt said of his teammate. “He’s through everything I’m going through right now, so I’m just trying to stay on pace and get ready for the year.”
Vikings offensive lineman Phil Loadholt expects to be ready for training camp.
Loadholt will have season-ending surgery on a torn pectoral muscle soon. The team placed him on IR, meaning he won't be back this season.
Vikings offensive tackle Phil Loadholt has confirmed that he is set to have surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle. He added that he will remain with the team the rest of the season.
Loadholt sustained the injury against the Packers in Week 12.
The Vikings placed offensive tackle Phil Loadholt on injured reserve Wednesday due to a torn pectoral muscle, which he suffered Sunday against the Packers, according to The Star Tribune. The team signed offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb to take his roster spot.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed right tackle Phil Loadholt's injury on Monday, per the Star Tribune. Loadholt suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Sunday's loss to the Packers in Week 12. He will have season-ending surgery on Friday.
Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Sunday's loss to the Packers in Week 12. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Loadholt's injury will require season-ending surgery.
Vikings lineman Phil Loadholt is questionable to return Week 12 against the Packers.
Loadholt is dealing with a shoulder injury. He left the game fairly late in the contest, and it's unclear if he'll be cleared fast enough to return before the game ends.
Vikings defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd (shoulder), offensive lineman Phil Loadholt (ankle), linebacker Michael Mauti (foot), and defensive back Xavier Rhodes (groin), who were all listed as probable on Friday's report, are active for Week 3 at New Orleans.
The Vikings have released their final injury report before Week 3.
Chad Greenway, Rodney Smith and Brandon Watts will all enter the game listed as questionable.
The Sharrif Floyd, Phil Loadholt, Michael Mauti and Xavier Rhodes are all probable heading into the contest.
Both Cordarrelle Patterson and Kyle Rudolph are considered probable for Week 3.
Vikings CB Chris Cook, FB Jerome Felton, LB Chad Greenway, LB Erin Henderson, OT Charlie Johnson, OT Phil Loadholt and S Jamarca Sanford are probable Week 11 against the Seahawks.
All but Johnson were able to fully participate in practice Friday. Johnson was a limited participant Friday.
The Vikings had two offensive linemen ruled inactive for the Week 10 Thursday night game against Washington. Tackles Phil Loadholt and Charlie Johnson are both inactive. Johnson was doubtful to play on the official injury report due to an elbow injury and Loadholt was ruled out Wednesday due to a concussion.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier announced Tuesday offensive lineman Phil Loadholt will not play Thursday (Week 10) vs. Washington because of a concussion.
Vikings tackle Phil Loadholt had to leave Sunday's Week 9 game at Dallas due to a concussion, the San Antionio Express-News reports. Loadholt entered the game on the injury report with an illness which was unrelated to the concussion he suffered.
Vikings tackle Phil Loadholt is active for the Week 9 game at Dallas Sunday. He was probable for the game on Friday's official injury report due to an illness. He was never expected to miss the contest against the Cowboys.
Vikings LB Chad Greenway, CB A.J. Jefferson, T Phil Loadholt, WR Rodney Smith, K Blair Walsh and DT Kevin Williams are listed as probable Week 9 against the Cowboys.
All six players were able to practice in full throughout the week. Loadholt was limited on Thursday due to an illness, but was left off the practice report Friday.
Vikings guard Brandon Fusco (shoulder), tackle Phil Loadholt (knee) and center John Sullivan (knee) were all among the offensive lineman listed as active for Week 3 at home against the Browns. These three players were all considered probable on the Vikings' official injury report entering Sunday's game against the Browns.
Vikings guard Brandon Fusco (shoulder) and tackle Phil Loadholt (knee) were both ful participant in Friday's practice. In addition, center John Sullivan (knee) was limited for the third consecutive day. All three were officially ruled probable for Sunday's game at home against the Browns.
The Vikings are pretty healthy entering Week 2 against the Lions, with seven players listed as probable for Sunday's game. Those players are: tackle Phil Loadholt (knee); linebackers Larry Dean (shoulder) and Erin Henderson (heel); defensive backs Mistral Raymond (shoulder) and Josh Robinson (quadriceps); defensive lineman Kevin Williams (knee); and center John Sullivan (knee).