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Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns defensive end to miss game against Minnesota Vikings

Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns defensive end to miss game against Minnesota Vikings

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Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett will not travel with the team to London and has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with a concussion. Garrett, who was the top overall pick of the 2017 draft, was placed in concussion protocol on Tuesday after complaining of symptoms upon entering the Browns' facility. The 21-year-old registered a team-leading four sacks and has 11 tackles in his first three games this season. Garrett collected 141 tackles (47 for loss), 31 sacks and forced seven fumbles during his three-year career at Texas A&M.Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com
Minnesota Vikings: NFL suspends safety Andrew Sendejo one game

Minnesota Vikings: NFL suspends safety Andrew Sendejo one game

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The NFL suspended Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo one game for a violaton of safety-related playing rules in Sunday's win over the Baltimore Ravens. Sendejo was punished for his hit on Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace early in Sunday's game. The hit sent Wallace's helmet flying and knocked Wallace from the game. Senjedo was flagged for unneccessary roughness on the play. "The violation was flagrant and warrants a suspension because it could have been avoided, was violently directed at the head and neck area and unreasonably placed both you and an opposing player at risk of serious injury," explained NFL vice president of football operations Jon Runyan in a statement. Sendejo will be eligible to return to Minnesota's active roster on Oct. 30 following the team's game against the Cl...
Minnesota Vikings: Release of guard Alex Boone not a surprise

Minnesota Vikings: Release of guard Alex Boone not a surprise

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The biggest surprise on cutdown day for the Minnesota Vikings was the release of left guard Alex Boone, who less than 18 months ago was a prized free-agent signing at $ 26.8 million over four years. In hindsight, it shouldn't have come as a surprise. About two weeks ago, when head coach Mike Zimmer was asked about the battle at center between Nick Easton and Pat Elflein, Zimmer said, "Who knows? One of them could end up at guard." This came after Boone had missed the second preseason game at Seattle. Easton moved to left guard, allowing the rookie Elflein to start at center. And the line played the best it played all preseason. But the assumption was the Vikings wouldn't pull the trigger and dump Boone, leaving $ 3.4 million in dead cap space this season. But this is...
Boston Red Sox homer twice, top Minnesota Twins

Boston Red Sox homer twice, top Minnesota Twins

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BOSTON -- Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez each belted solo home runs, David Price threw seven quality innings, and the Boston Red Sox came from three runs down to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night at Fenway Park. Betts hit his team-leading 13th homer of the season and finished with two RBIs on the night. Ramirez collected his 11th home run. Price (3-2) allowed three runs on six hits and no walks with seven strikeouts. Craig Kimbrel struck out two in the ninth to notch his American League-leading 22nd save. Deven Marrero also had two RBIs and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and an RBI for Boston (44-35), which won three of four games in the series against Minnesota (40-37) and capped a 4-3 homestand. Jorge Polanco drove in two runs and Joe Mauer had an RBI as the Twins lost for ...
San Francisco Giants batter Minnesota Twins to salvage series finale

San Francisco Giants batter Minnesota Twins to salvage series finale

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The slumping San Francisco Giants tried a new look Sunday. It produced a new result. Despite holding three regulars out of the starting lineup, the Giants rode a season-best 17-hit attack to a 13-8 win over the Minnesota Twins, allowing them to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series.Buster Posey and Austin Slater drove in four runs apiece, igniting an offense that had produced a total of two runs and 10 hits in two series-opening losses. "Anytime you sit regulars like that and get a win, a come-from-behind win, that's nice," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy, whose team's run total also was a season high. "For the guys to step up and play a real nice ballgame, that's just what we needed." Replacing shortstop Brandon Crawford, first baseman Brandon Belt and cent...