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Rotowire: Aug 18 / 10:52a ET
News: Loadholt, who tore his Achilles in Saturday's preseason game against Tampa Bay, has been placed on injured reserve for the 2015 season, the Vikings' official site reports.
Impact: The Vikings will be forced to seek a replacement at tackle with Loadholt's injury keeping him out for the season. The team signed Stephen Goodin Tuesday to fill in for the injured lineman.
StatsLLC: Aug 17 / 12:00a ET
News: Loadholt was officially placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Impact: Loadholt tore his Achilles tendon in the first quarter of Saturday's preseason opener against Tampa Bay. His right tackle spot is expected to be filled by rookie T.J. Clemmings.
Rotowire: Aug 15 / 6:35p ET
News: Loadholt sustained a torn Achilles in Saturday's preseason opener against the Buccaneers, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Impact: Before logging a snap that counts, the right side of the Vikings' offensive line has taken a hit with the likely season-ending injury. Brandon Fusco replaced Loadholt at right tackle Saturday, but his long-term replacement remains to be seen.