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Culpepper tears ligaments in right knee

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ESPN

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2209391

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper will miss the rest of the season and perhaps part of next season because of a severe injury to his right knee.

Culpepper sustained damage to the three major ligaments in the knee: the anterior cruciate, posterior cruciate and medial collateral.

Coach Mike Tice said Monday that Culpepper, who was hurt on the final play of the first quarter in Sunday's 38-13 loss at Carolina, will have surgery in the coming weeks once the swelling subsides.

Recovery from such injuries can take up to a year. "He has a long rehab ahead," Tice said.

The Vikings (2-5) will use veteran Brad Johnson as their starter, with Shaun Hill moving up to backup status.

Culpepper, bothered with a sprained MCL and bursitis in his knee this season, was hit low and from the side by Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble while scrambling for a first down.
 
#2
Sorry fot hear that.

With all the problems they are having in Minnesota the organization is having more problems than the New Orleans Saints, and the Vikings haven't even had a hurricane, just DRAMA, DRAMA, DRAMA.
 
#4
I didn't like the Lemon trade too. But e did pickup a 6th round pick which we could use to pickup more depth at the oline or get a backup QB.

A Rivers trade with Minn for their #1 would be awesome. We could go out and draft the best WR or CB in teh draft.
 

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