Linval Joseph 98 | Defensive Tackle

Minnesota Vikings

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Aug 10, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Joseph (calf) is expected to return by the start of the regular season, reports. Impact: Joseph was shot in the leg by a stray bullet fired in a Minneapolis night club early Saturday morning. An innocent bystander, Joseph's injury was thankfully only a minor one and he was released from the hospital later on Saturday. Nonetheless, Joseph is expected to miss up to two weeks, but should be fine for Week 1. The first-year Viking's 59 tackles ranked fourth among all interior defensive linemen last season, while the same amount of stops saw Joseph lead his position in tackles during the 2012 campaign.(RotoWire, )
Sun. Aug 10, 2014
News: Joseph has rejoined the Minnesota Vikings after being shot in the leg at a bar, and he is expected to recover in time for the start of the regular season. Impact: Joseph took part in meetings Sunday morning, but he probably will be held out of practice for the next week or two.(STATS, 12:55pm)
Sat. Aug 9, 2014
News: Joseph was shot in the calf at a nightclub on Friday night, but the Vikings relayed that he's OK, Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Impact: Joseph was apparently a bystander, but luckily, the injury is minor, and he's been treated and released. Over the last three seasons, he's averaged 55.7 tackles, three sacks, and one fumble recovery per year.(RotoWire, )
Linval Joseph
2013 Season
Ht: 6' 4"  Wt: 323  Age: 25
Born: 10/10/1988, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
College: East Carolina
NFL Experience: 5th season
Drafted: 2010 - Rd 2
(46th overall by the Giants)
Salary: $3,500,000
Injury Status
No reported Injury