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Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Participating in camp
Schlottmann participated in training camp Wednesday, Will Ragatz of MSN.com reports.
Schlottmann suffered a fractured fibula, which required surgery to repair, during Week 17 of last season. The 27-year-old appears to be fully recovered now, as he was earning second-team reps in practice.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Re-ups with Minnesota
Schlottman (lower leg) re-signed with the Vikings on Thursday, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports.
Schlottman will return to Minnesota after starting four games for the team last season. He fractured his fibula in January and is still recovering after having the injury surgically repaired.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Making progress in recovery
Schlottmann (lower leg) will begin rehabbing in early March and is expected to be fully healthy for the 2023 season, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Schlottmann underwent successful surgery in early January to repair a fractured fibula, and he's since shed his walking boot. Assuming he indeed is ready for the start of the season, he should compete for a depth role on the Vikings offensive line, if not a starting position.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Scheduled for surgery
Schlottmann, who was placed on IR on Tuesday, will require surgery to repair a fractured fibula suffered in Sunday's loss to the Packers, Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports.
Schlottmann's move to IR essentially ended his season, although he'd technically be eligible to be activated if the Vikings were to make it to the Super Bowl. However, the 27-year-old will likely focus on recovering over the next several weeks and preparing to return healthy next season. With Garrett Bradbury (back) also ailing, the Vikings are down their top options at center and have turned to veteran Greg Mancz, who was signed Tuesday, to likely take over the position.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Bound for injured reserve
The Vikings placed Schlottmann (lower leg) on injured reserve Tuesday, Carmen Vitali of Fox Sports reports.
Schlottmann, who suffered a fractured fibula in Sunday's loss the Packers, has since moved to Minnesota's injured reserve and he'll now miss at least the next four matchups. Although it sounds unlikely the 300-pounder will be available for the Super Bowl should the Vikings make a deep postseason run, the team signed veteran center Greg Mancz to its active roster Tuesday, while usual starter Garrett Bradbury (back) could be back come playoff time.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Has fibula fracture
Schlottmann sustained a broken fibula during Sunday's loss at Green Bay, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Schlottmann was carted off the field in the first quarter and eventually was ruled out with what was termed an ankle injury at the time. With some clarity surrounding its severity, he seems destined to miss Week 18 and likely time beyond that. The Vikings have a question mark at center, as regular starter Garrett Bradbury (back) has missed the past four games.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Austin Schlottmann: Forced out versus Green Bay
Schlottmann has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Packers with an ankle injury.
Schlottmann started at center in place of Garrett Bradbury (back) in Week 17, but the backup offensive lineman was quickly deemed out after being carted to the locker room early in the first quarter, according to Alec Lewis of The Athletic. As a result, Kyle Hinton will now likely step in at center for the remainder of Sunday's contest.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Austin Schlottmann: Activated by Denver
Schlottmann (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
Schlottmann spent nearly two weeks on the COVID-19 list after testing positive for the virus. However, he was vaccinated and will be eligible to suit up in Sunday's matchup against the Chargers.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Austin Schlottmann: Lands on reserve/COVID list
Schlottmann has been placed on the Broncos' reserve/COVID-19 list.
Schlottmann has filled a depth role for the Broncos' interior offensive line all season. Now that he's on Denver's reserve/COVID-19 list, Netane Muti is likely to fill in for the 25-year-old lineman. Expect Schlottmann to regain his depth interior lineman role once he's off the reserve list.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Austin Schlottmann: Primed for depth role
Schlottmann (shoulder) is expected to make the Broncos' regular-season roster, George Stoia of the Colorado Springs Gazette reports.
Schlottmann is a versatile lineman capable of handling reps at any of the interior positions, which makes him a valuable depth asset. The 25-year-old appears to be back to full health after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Austin Schlottmann: Heading for minor surgery
Schlottmann will undergo minor shoulder surgery in the near future, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
The 25-year-old had two spots starts this season and also played 44 offensive snaps in the finale. The specifics of the injury remain unclear, but since it's minor surgery, Schlottmann should be able to have a relatively normal offseason.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Austin Schlottmann: Good to go
The Broncos have cleared Schlottmann to return to practice and made him available for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.
Schlottman had close contact with fellow lineman Graham GlasgowM who has since tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Schlottman was told to isolate himself Friday. However, his own tests presumably came back negative, as he has been cleared to practice and play in Week 8.... See More ... See Less
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