Beebe (ankle) will not return during the 2018-19 season, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
The Vikings anticipated that Beebe would return from IR at some point when he was initially placed on the list back in late September. That will evidently not come to fruition, ending his second NFL season with Beebe having accumulated two catches for 70 yards on two targets over three games. He's expected to be ready for the start of the 2020 offseason program.
Coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that he expects Beebe (ankle) to return from injured reserve after eight weeks, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
The Vikings are optimistic Beebe won't need surgery to address the ligament damage in his ankle. The team re-signed Laquon Treadwell on Tuesday, giving Bisi Johnson some competition for the No. 3 receiver job.
The Vikings placed Beebe (ankle) on injured reserve Tuesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
For the time being, Beebe is expected to avoid surgery to address the ligament damage in his ankle, but the move to IR means he'll be sidelined for at least the next eight weeks. Minnesota signed Laquon Treadwell to the roster in a corresponding move to add depth to the team's receiver room while Beebe is on the mend.
The MRI that Beebe underwent Monday revealed torn ligaments in his ankle, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Beebe will avoid surgery on the ankle for now, but the Vikings seem prepared to be without their No. 3 receiver and top punt returner for at least the Week 4 matchup with the Bears. The Vikings' frequent use of the fullback and two-tight end sets had limited Beebe's work at receiver this season, as he has yet to play more than 26 percent of the offensive snaps in any of the team's three games. Rookie Bisi Johnson will step into a meager role in three-wideout sets for as long as Beebe is sidelined.
Beebe will undergo an MRI on his injured ankle after Sunday's 34-14 win against the Raiders, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Prior to leaving the contest, Beebe muffed a punt, committed a 15-yard penalty for an illegal block above the waist, and didn't contribute anything on offense. The upcoming examination will determine if Beebe will require any time away from the field.
Beebe is questionable to return to Sunday's contest against the Raiders due to an ankle injury, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Beebe didn't exactly have a banner performance before his departure, muffing one of his punt returns (it was recovered by teammate Kris Boyd) and committing a 15-yard penalty for an illegal block above the waist. As long as Beebe is sidelined, Bisi Johnson will slot in as the third wide receiver behind Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs.
Beebe had one reception for 61 yards on two targets in Sunday's loss at Green Bay.
Beebe has a firm hold on the No. 3 receiver role, but it's not a big factor in the Vikings offense as he has just three targets in two games. He played just 16 snaps on offense. Beebe has emerged as the primary punt returner with four returns for 25 yards Sunday.
Beebe had one reception for nine yards on his lone target in Sunday's win over Atlanta.
It's hard to get too much of a read on Beebe's usage in the offense on a day when the Vikings dominated on the ground (172 yards rushing) and only needed to throw 10 passes. Beebe looks set as the third receiver as he played 14 snaps on offense compared to Bisi Johnson's seven snaps. However, it remains to be seen if Beebe or any receiver other than Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs will have more than a token role in the passing game.
Beebe was targeted three times in Saturday's preseason win over Arizona but did not have a reception. He had one punt return for five yards.
While Beebe didn't do much in Saturday's game, he did work with the first-team offense and that likely indicates he still has the inside track on the No. 3 WR role. It's not clear if he'll win the punt-return job, as he may be the backup to Amir Abdullah. Beebe may also win the job as the holder for field goals.
Beebe caught his only target for seven yards in Sunday's preseason win over the Seahawks.
Beebe was only in on two drives with the first-team offense, so his low production out of the slot doesn't come as a huge surprise. The 25-year-old has an inside track to winning the third receiver role in Minnesota this season, but that role will be miles behind the production expected from starters Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs. Still, there could be some deeper-league intrigue if Beebe does end up winning the psuedo-starting job. Fantasy owners will hope to see more from the wideout in the third preseason game against the Cardinals on Saturday.
Beebe has emerged as a frontrunner for the No. 3 receiver job, ESPN reports.
Beebe has been impressive in camp when working with the first-team offense, and he's ahead in the battle that also includes Jordan Taylor, Jeff Badet, Brandon Zylstra and Laquon Treadwell. However, the No. 3 receiver role has not been targeted much in the offense, with Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen getting an overwhelming majority of the looks. Plus, the Vikings may utilize a third receiver even less if they use more two-TE sets with rookie Irv Smith. Still, Beebe is a player to watch in the preseason, as he could force himself into a larger role.
Offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski said Wednesday that Beebe is "making a name for himself" this offseason, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "I will give the kid credit, he comes out here and he works," Stefanski said.
Beebe seems to be firmly in the mix for the No. 3 receiver job and punt-returning duties heading into training camp, with the Vikings giving him good looks in both roles during OTAs and minicamp. The 25-year-old caught just four passes for 39 yards last season in his three appearances in 2018.
Beebe is the early frontrunner for Minnesota's punt-return job, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Beebe has made a strong impressions during OTAs and is in the mix to win the third-receiver role. Winning the return job would be another way for him to earn a spot on the final roster.
Beebe saw reps with the Vikings' first-team offense during Wednesday's practice, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Beebe looks to be back in order after dealing with a hamstring injury that pestered him throughout the 2018 season. His standing with the first-team offense means little at this stage in the offseason -- especially without Stefon Diggs in attendance -- but Beebe at least seems to be in the mix for the No. 3 job behind Diggs and Adam Thielen.
Beebe (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.
Beebe will miss his fifth game of the year due to a lingering hamstring issue, despite having been able to play through the injury during last week's win over the Lions. Laquon Treadwell and Aldrick Robinson should receive increased looks as long as Beebe remains sidelined.
Beebe (hamstring) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Lions, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Beebe has missed the last four games with the lingering hamstring issue but is all set to go for Week 16. The 24-year-old saw 13 and 29 offensive snaps in his two games on the team prior to the injury, and he could see a similar workload at Detroit on Sunday.
Beebe (hamstring) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
Beebe has missed four consecutive games due to a lingering hamstring injury but appears to be progressing in his recovery. If the 24-year-old is able to suit up against the Lions on Sunday, he'll serve as the No. 5 receiver in Minnesota's offense.
Beebe (hamstring) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.
Beebe returned to practice as a limited participant Thursday and Friday, but he'll still miss his fourth straight game. The 24-year-old appears to be trending in the right direction, although he'll have to wait until Week 16 at Detroit for his potential return.
Beebe (hamstring) will not play in Monday's game against Seattle.
Beebe's absence will bring the Vikings down to five healthy receivers for Monday's primetime matchup. The 24-year-old rookie has missed the last two weeks nursing the hamstring injury.
Beebe (hamstring) was a non-participant at practice Friday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Beebe has sat out the first two practices of the week and seems on his way towards missing Monday's game at Seattle. The 24-year-old has been inactive the last two games as he deals with the hamstring injury.
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