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Vikings Rookie CB Mike Hughes out for Season

Hughes tore his ACL against Arizona

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings won on Sunday, but the team received bad news Monday regarding rookie cornerback Mike Hughes. Hughes suffered a torn ACL against Arizona and will be out the rest of the season. The 2018 first-round pick forced a fumble and had an interception return for a touchdown in his first six games. It’s a tough blow…

Carson Wentz Cleared To Play

Wentz is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3. Wentz tore his left ACL and LCL on Dec. 10, 2017 in a game against the Los Angeles Rams and had surgery three days later. Backup quarterback Nick Foles led the Eagles to their first NFL…

NDSU Working at Staying Healthy as Game Week Hits

The Bison face Cal Poly in the season opener on Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s football team opens up its season on Saturday. At this time last year, the Herd was putting a semifinal loss in the rear-view mirror while learning to cope with numerous serious injuries. Preseason All-American defensive end Greg Menard is making his return after tearing his ACL last fall camp. Offensive tackle Dillon Radunz and…

Dalvin Cook Continues Progress on ACL Recovery

Cook injured his knee in game four of last season.

EAGAN, Minn. — The minnesota vikings are in their third week of organized team activities, but Tuesday was a little different. Running back Dalvin Cook was out on the gridiron today for the first time since suffering a season-ending ACL tear in week four. The second-year player out of Florida State is still wearing a brace, but he was participating in…

NDSU Linebacker Depth Tested with New Injury

Dan Marlette tore his ACL against Missouri State

FARGO, N.D. — ACL injuries continue to hinder North Dakota State’s football team as another player went down on Saturday. Head coach Chris Klieman announced Monday that linebacker Dan Marlette is the latest Bison player to tear his ACL. He joins preseason All-American DE Greg Menard, LT Dillon Radunz and RB Demaris Purifoy as the four players who have had the same…

Coach Klieman Not Speculating on Star Player’s Injury

The team captain missed 11 games last season after shoulder surgery

  FARGO, ND — NDSU football is 2-and-0 after beating #7 Eastern Washington over the weekend. The Bison didn’t have one of their star defensive players in the contest. Senior linebacker Nick DeLuca suffered an undisclosed knee injury last week in practice that the team only described as a “non-ACL” injury. The team captain missed 11 games last season after…

NDSU Linebacker Nick DeLuca Questionable for Saturday’s Game

DeLuca reportedly has a "non-ACL" knee injury

FARGO, N.D. — The injury bug continues to waste no time affecting North Dakota State football. Preseason FCS All-American linebacker Nick DeLuca is questionable heading into Saturday’s game against No. 7 Eastern Washington. The NDSU Athletics Department is calling it a “non-ACL” knee injury, but he is still being evaluated. DeLuca missed 11 games in 2016 with season-ending shoulder surgery…

NDSU Plagued by Week One Injuries

Two players expected to miss entire season after ACL injuries

FARGO, N.D. — Injuries continue to stifle North Dakota State as three players will miss significant time after week one’s 72-7 win against Mississippi Valley State. Both running back Demaris Purifoy and offensive tackle Dillon Radunz tore their ACLs, according to head coach Chris Klieman. Safety Jaxon Brown could miss as many as six weeks with a PCL tear, which…

NDSU DT Tanguay Helping Menard through Injury

Tanguay also tore his ACL in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is still practicing without All-American defensive end Greg Menard who injured his ACL over the weekend. The Bison are used to filling holes on defense after Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay missed significant playing time with injuries last season. Tanguay actually suffered an ACL tear too, so he knows what Menard is going…

Comeback Kid: NDSU DT Nate Tanguay Rehabs Torn ACL

The football star hopes to be back better than ever in 2017

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s legacy as a powerhouse is hardly tainted by the Bison’s loss in the FCS semifinals in 2016. While everyone’s focus is now on what this upcoming season will bring, one player is already one step ahead. Not by choice…but by circumstance. Nate Tanguay will be a senior this fall. The 295 pound defensive tackle’s season…