The Vikings signed Collins to the active roster from the practice squad Thursday.
Collins' spot on the 53-man roster comes following the placement of Brett Jones (knee) on injured reserve. The third-year pro spent the first 10 weeks of the season on Minnesota's practice squad, and he now projects to play a depth role along the offensive line.
Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Collins (leg) will be back at practice but did not provide a timetable, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Collins was carted off the field during practice last week, and while the nature of his injury remains undisclosed, it doesn't appear to be particularly severe. When healthy, Collins projects to serve as a depth guard in Minnesota.
Collins (biceps) said Monday that he is fully recovered, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Collins underwent season-ending surgery back in September on a torn biceps, but he has made a full recovery after roughly eight months of rehab.
Collins underwent surgery to repair his torn right biceps Wednesday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Collins was placed on injured reserve Monday and will not return this season. The injury was initially reported as an elbow issue, but it was ultimately diagnosed as a torn biceps.
Collins (elbow) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reports.
Collins reportedly suffered a season-ending elbow injury in last week's practice. The versatile reserve guard/tackle's injury is a significant loss to the Vikings' O-line, which already lost starting left guard Nick Easton (neck) for the year due to an offseason surgery.
Collins (elbow) will likely miss the rest of the 2018 season due to an elbow injury, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Collins had been nursing an elbow injury since the preseason, the severity of which appears serious enough to have ended his season. The 25-year-old was expected to play a depth role on Minnesota's O-line, so the team seems likely to search for a replacement on waivers.
Collins (elbow) will not play in Sunday's game against the 49ers, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
The severity of Collins' injury isn't clear, but the 25-year-old is expected to play a reserve role on the Vikings' offensive line this season.