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Erin Henderson

Erin Henderson - #50 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 244 lbs.
Birthday 07/01/1986
Birthplace Aberdeen, MD
College Maryland
Years played 5

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
80 1 0

Vikings PK Walsh wins 2012 Golden Toe Award

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie PK Blair Walsh was voted the 2012 Golden Toe winner as the NFL's top kicking specialist.

Lagging Vikings stadium funds concern lawmakers

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
A state lawmaker is growing concerned about the reliability of tax revenue that is supposed to help pay for construction of a new Vikings stadium.

Peterson wins PFW/PFWA MVP honors

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson is the winner of both the MVP and Comebacker Player of the Year awards, as voted by Pro Football Weekly and the PFWA.

Vikings thrived with fewer coaching errors

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
A sounder, smarter Vikings coaching staff was a big reason for the team's success in 2012.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

Harvin's role with Vikings remains unknown

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Since WR Percy Harvin landed on injured reserve on Dec. 5, his future with the Vikings seriously has come into doubt.

Vikings DE Allen to have shoulder surgery

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
Vikings DE Jared Allen will have surgery this offseason to repair a torn labrum, according to Judd Zulgad of 1500ESPN.com in Minnesota.

Packers show off depth in wild-card win over Vikings

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 2:43 a.m. ET
The Packers reminded everyone of how dangerous they can be when they're at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Vikings 24-10.

Vikings' Ponder inactive; Webb starts vs. Packers

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Christian Ponder is suffering from burisitis and will not play in the wild-card matchup against the Packers in Green Bay.

Friday injury report for wild-card round

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the wild-card weekend, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Thursday's wild-card injury report

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The injury report report for this weekend's wild-card action, as released by the NFL.

Running the 'Card table: Tom Danyluk's wildcard predictions

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW columnist Tom Danyluk breaks down the wild-card round action and offers his predictions.

Lewis, Pagano highlight emotional weekend

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Three of this year's wild-card games are whoppers, with the two Sunday games appearing to be quite fascinating.

Key matchup: Vikings QB Christian Ponder vs. Packers pass defense

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Strange as it may sound given Adrian Peterson’s ability to take over a game, the Packers must focus on Vikings QB Christian Ponder.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
Henderson has signed with the Vikes.||||||| The team announced the deal Wednesday, the day after NFL free agency began.
Posted Sept. 21, 2012
Henderson will miss the game against Detroit on Sunday because of a concussion. His loss is a big one for a young and rebuilding Vikings defense. Henderson has been remaining in the game in passing situations as part of the nickel defense, and his absence will put more responsibility on middle linebacker Jasper Brinkley in the passing game. Brinkley is considered much better as a run defender.||||||| Marvin Mitchell will start in Henderson's place.
Posted Sept. 20, 2012
Henderson has missed his second straight day of practice because of a concussion.||||||| Henderson was apparently hurt in Sunday's game at Indianapolis. Coach Leslie Frazier said the team had "no indications" he had a head injury at the time. Henderson didn't complain about symptoms until Wednesday, when he told Frazier he "did not feel right."
Posted March 27, 2012
The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed Henderson to a one-year deal.||||||| Henderson was one of the Vikings' most consistent players on defense last season. He was fourth on the team with 91 tackles and also had eight tackles for loss in his first season as a full-time starter.
Posted March 23, 2012
Henderson is returning to the Minnesota Vikings.||||||| The 25-year-old linebacker has agreed to terms on a one-year deal to stay with the team that signed him as a rookie free agent in 2008. His agent group tweeted the agreement on Friday. Henderson played very well last season in his first chance as a regular starter, emerging as one of the team's most versatile defenders. Playing alongside his brother E.J., he had 91 tackles and two forced fumbles in 15 games.

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