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Vikings | Release Greg Childs

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:41:43 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings released WR Greg Childs Thursday, March 6.

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Vikings | Greg Childs to stay on PUP list

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:04:28 -0800

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said WR Greg Childs (knee) will remain on the Physically Unable to Perform list for the rest of the season.

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Vikings | Greg Childs practices

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:16:37 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 5, and head coach Leslie Frazier said he hopes Childs will be able to practice Friday, Dec. 6. The team must decide next week whether to activate him from the Physically Unable to perform list, release him or place him on Injured Reserve.

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Vikings | Greg Childs to practice

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:11:33 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knee) will participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20. The team will have 21 days to activate him on the Physically Unable to Perform list or place him on Injured Reserve.

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Vikings | Greg Childs staying on PUP list

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 16:49:27 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Vikings | Two to PUP

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:43:40 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) and LB Nathan Williams (ankle) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Vikings | Greg Childs may go on PUP list

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:42:35 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said WR Greg Childs (knees) may start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Vikings | Several miss practice

Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:14:00 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder, knee) LBs Chad Greenway (knee) and Nathan Williams (ankle), C John Sullivan (knee), CBs Jacob Lacey (thumb) and Greg McCoy (hamstring), S Mistral Raymond (hamstring), TE Rhett Ellison (calf) and WR Greg Childs (knees) all did not participate in practice Thursday, June 20.

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Vikings | Greg Childs back on sidelines

Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:57:44 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) did not take part in any portion of the minicamp practice Wednesday, June 19. He participated in drills Tuesday, June 18, but the team is taking it slow as he makes his way back from bilateral patellar tendon tears.

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Vikings | Two injured players take part in drills

Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:34:35 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) and LB Michael Mauti (knee) were able to participate individual drills during practice Tuesday, June 18. Neither player has a timetable for their return and could start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Vikings | Greg Childs not cleared yet

Sun, 16 Jun 2013 09:30:02 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knees) has not been cleared to participate in team practices at this point and likely will not be for some time. He has been working out in the weight room and currently weighs 225 pounds. He has also been able to do some running and cutting.

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Vikings | Unsure about Greg Childs' status for camp

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:34:44 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said he is not sure if Greg Childs (knee) will receive medical clearance for the start of training camp. Frazier did not rule out the possibility of Childs practicing early in camp.

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Vikings | No timetable for Greg Childs

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.

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Vikings | Not counting on Greg Childs

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.

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Vikings| Greg Childs expects to play in 2013

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.

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Vikings | Greg Childs says rehab going well

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.

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Vikings | Stephen Burton starts preseason opener

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.

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Vikings | Two clear waivers, land on IR

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.

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Vikings | Greg Childs undergoes surgery

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.

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Vikings | Greg Childs waived

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:01:55 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday, Aug. 6, they have waived WR Greg Childs (knees).

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Vikings | Greg Childs out for season

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.

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Vikings | Greg Childs carted off in practice

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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Vikings | Greg Childs looking to get speed back

Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:27:59 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (knee) was slowed in 2011 as the result of a torn patellar tendon suffered in 2010. Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave is looking to take advantage of his speed, as long as he is healthy. "He's got the speed to get down the field. But he also has the size to muscle little DBs at the same time," Musgrave said. "We're counting on the human body healing up. With the significant injury he had, it's usually a 15-to-18 month healing process. And he's just getting to that threshold."

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Vikings | Greg Childs could get playing time early

Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:45:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs is considered the top candidate to take WR Jerome Simpson's playing time in the first three games of the regular season while Simpson serves his suspension.

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Vikings | Greg Childs getting healthier

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:06:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (calf), who suffered a calf strain in rookie camp, has been able to practice in back-to-back practices for the first time this offseason. Head coach Leslie Frazier said Childs is "(still) a little behind from a conditioning standpoint because of the time he's missed and also catching up to what we're doing schematically. But you can see the physical talent in the fact that he's able to get in and out of cuts."

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Vikings | Emmanuel Arceneaux, Greg Childs might see early action

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:03:00 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WRs Emmanuel Arceneaux and Greg Childs might see more action early in the season with WR Jerome Simpson serving a three-game suspension to start the season. "Emmanuel Arceneaux is really doing well. Hopefully, we can have two or three (players step up)," wide receivers coach George Stewart said. "Greg Childs, he has a ways to go, he's a rookie, but they're going through that fire."

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Vikings | Greg Childs expected to be ready for minicamp

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:00:35 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (calf) said he thinks he will be healthy enough to participate in minicamp next week. He has been limited during organized team activities because of a calf injury.

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Vikings | Greg Childs misses OTAs this week

Thu, 31 May 2012 16:45:28 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Childs (calf) did not participate in organized team activities this week because of a calf strain. Head coach Leslie Frazier said the injury is not related to the patellar tendon injury Childs dealt with the last two seasons in college.

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Vikings | Sign six draft picks

Tue, 22 May 2012 14:16:39 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed WR Jarius Wright (fourth-round pick), WR Greg Childs (fourth round), DB Robert Blanton (fifth round), PK Blair Walsh (sixth round), LB Audie Cole (seventh round) and DT Trevor Guyton (seventh round) to undisclosed deals Tuesday, May 22.

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Steelers | Meeting with four prospects

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 09:16:52 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Arkansas WR Greg Childs, University of Colorado WR Toney Clemons, University of Cincinnati TE Adrien Robinson and Southern Methodist OL Kelvin Beachum Wednesday, April 18.

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NFL | Greg Childs takes part in Pro Day

Thu, 08 Mar 2012 12:41:00 -0800

University of Arkansas WR Greg Childs ran the 40-yard dash in 4.40 seconds and 4.39 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 6. He measured a 40 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-7 broad jump.

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NFL | Greg Childs Pro Day results

Tue, 06 Mar 2012 17:03:25 -0800

Arkansas WR Greg Childs ran a 4.41-second 40-yard dash at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 6, and posted a 40.5-inch vertical jump, a 6.73-second three-cone drill and a 4.18-second shuttle.

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