EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings practice squad quarterback Chandler Harnish has a foot injury that will keep him out for at least several weeks.
Coach Mike Zimmer said Harnish was inadvertently stepped on by a teammate in practice Wednesday. Harnish saw a foot specialist and was diagnosed with a Grade 1 Lisfranc sprain. The Vikings were planning to try out other quarterbacks for Harnish’s spot.
With Matt Cassel out for the season, also with a Lisfranc injury, the only quarterbacks on the active roster are Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder.
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Zimmer also said tight end Kyle Rudolph is continuing to progress in his recovery from sports hernia surgery. There’s a possibility he can return after the bye week for the Nov. 16 game at Chicago.
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