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Wed, 01 May 2013 10:56:57 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) said there is no timetable for his return but is making progress in his recovery from two patellar tendon tears. He has been able to do some cutting, jumping and sprinting at this point but is not close to 100 percent yet. He said he will not rush back and is not sure if he will be ready for the start of training camp.
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:06:44 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings are proceeding with the understanding that WR Greg Childs (knees) may not be able to play a meaningful snap in the NFL because of the torn patellar tendons he suffered before the season.
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:10:23 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knee) is making his way back from torn patellar tendons in both knees suffered in camp in August. He said he has no doubt he will play in 2013.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:58:45 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) said his rehab from two torn patellar tendons is going well but is not sure if he will be able to take part in offeseason workouts. "Everything's coming along good," Childs said. "I'll definitely be back. It's not even a question or whatever. It's just mainly me continuing doing what I'm doing out here, continue my rehab, continue to stay focused and just getting ready to go." Childs said it took him 18 months to feel normal after he torn one of his patellar tendon in 2010.
Sat, 11 Aug 2012 11:05:25 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton got the start in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 10, over WR Percy Harvin. Head coach Leslie Frazier indicated it was because the team wanted to see more of Burton in "game situations." The team is looking for a receiver to step up with WR Jerome Simpson facing a three-game suspension to start the season, and WR Greg Childs (knee) out for the season.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:17:59 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knee) and CB Nick Taylor (shoulder) each have cleared waivers and have been placed on the season-ending Injured Reserve list.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:23:10 -0700
Updating a previous report, free-agent WR Greg Childs (knee) posted on his official Twitter account that he was heading for surgery Monday, Aug. 6, to repair two ruptured patellar tendons suffered Saturday, Aug. 4, in practice. He was waived Monday, a precursor to placing him on Injured Reserve if he goes unclaimed.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:01:55 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday, Aug. 6, they have waived WR Greg Childs (knees).
Sun, 05 Aug 2012 10:12:07 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) tore the patella tendons in both of his knee during a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 5, and will miss the entire 2012 season. He will undergo surgery to repair the tendons in the next few days.
Sat, 04 Aug 2012 19:29:19 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (leg) screamed in pain as he hit the ground in practice Saturday, Aug. 4, suffering an apparent leg injury. Childs immediately began screaming, and he was tended to by four members of the training camp. Eventually, he was lifted onto a cart. It was not immediately known if it was the same leg in which Childs tore the patella tendon during his junior season at the University of Arkansas.
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