McDermott (shoulder) underwent surgery Monday to repair the labrum in his left shoulder, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
McDermott suffered the injury in the Vikings' Week 16 win over the Packers, but it was originally believed to be a dislocated shoulder. Jeff Overbaugh has since been signed to serve as the team's long-snapper for the remainder of the season.
McDermott posted Monday on his personal Instagram account that he underwent successful surgery to repair a dislocated left shoulder.
The Minnesota long snapper suffered the season-ending injury during the Vikings' Week 16 win over the Packers. The team subsequently signed Jeff Overbaugh to handle long-snapping duties the rest of the season.
McDermott dislocated his left shoulder in the Vikings' Week 16 victory over the Packers. In his absence, the team has brought in Jeff Overbaugh for long-snapping duties while also promoting fellow center Cornelius Edison from the practice squad. McDermott will now look ahead to the 2018 season.
McDermott (shoulder) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.
This was to be expected after McDermott was diagnosed with a dislocated left shoulder following the team's Week 16 win over the Packers. The Vikings signed Jeff Overbaugh to serve as the team's long snapper while McDermott is sidelined.
McDermott will miss time with a dislocated left shoulder, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
McDermott exited Saturday's victory over the Packers with a previously undisclosed shoulder injury. Reserve tight end David Morgan took over at long snapper in his place for the remainder of the game, but it's likely the Vikings turn to the free-agent market for a more specialized replacement in advance of Week 17's season finale against Chicago.
|Bye: Week 10|
|11||11/18/18||@ CHI||8:20 pm|
|13||12/2/18||@ NE||4:25 pm|
|14||12/10/18||@ SEA||8:15 pm|
|16||12/23/18||@ DET||1:00 pm|