Minnesota Vikings: Scott Crichton misses practice, left ankle taped


After doing nothing as a rookie, 2014 3rd round pick Scott Crichton is trying to show the Minnesota Vikings that he belongs in the defensive line rotation.

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In other words, this is a pretty important training camp for Scott Crichton. So it’s not good news that Crichton has come down with an injury that prevented him from participating in Monday’s practices at Mankato.

Initially, Crichton’s problem was described by defensive coordinator George Edwards as a “nagging injury” to an unspecified body part.

Further detail has been gleaned by beat reporters at Mankato observing Crichton:

So that makes it pretty much unanimous I’d say. Left ankle issue for Scott Crichton. Severity unknown.

The full Monday afternoon injury report.

Crichton better hope he can get better and get back out there cause there’s this kid named Danielle Hunter who’s ready to snap up all the reps.

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