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Phil Loadholt

Phil Loadholt - #71 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 343 lbs.
Birthday 01/21/1986
Birthplace Honolulu, HI
College Oklahoma
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 22nd pick by Vikings

Vikings-Patriots matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to follow in Sunday's Vikings-Patriots game in New England.

Vikings-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Minnesota's Week Five game against the Jets.

Five questions with Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly asked Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen five questions — plus a bonus sixth question — in one of the more exciting weeks in team history following the Randy Moss trade.

Five questions with Vikings correspondent Judd Zulgad

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly hits up Vikings beat writer Judd Zulgad for all the latest happenings each week with the team.

Vikings’ O-line also part of problem

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Lost in all the blame laying for the Vikings’ offensive troubles has been the sub-par play of the offensive line, especially the tackles.

NFL hands out fines

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Multiple players received fines from the league for Week One violations.

Vikings expecting more from O-line

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
The Vikings' offensive line mostly got a pass in 2009 because of the overall success of the offense, but the team is expecting more from this unit this season.


Posted March 12, 2013
The Vikings re-signed Loadholt on Tuesday.||||||| Loadholt has been the Vikings starter at right tackle for his whole career, missing only one game in four seasons.
Posted Sept. 17, 2010
The NFL has fined Loadholt $10,000 for two unnecessary roughness penalties in the Vikings' Week 1 game against New Orleans.||||||| Loadholt was disciplined for twice grabbing a Saints' face mask, in the second and fourth quarters of the game Sept. 9.
Posted Oct. 18, 2009
Loadholt returned to the Vikings' lineup for Sunday's game against Baltimore after missing the previous game with a sprained left ankle.|||||||
Posted July 29, 2009
The Minnesota Vikings have signed Loadholt, their second-round draft pick.||||||| The team announced the move on Wednesday, ensuring the right tackle will report to training camp on time. Players are required to report by Thursday and the first practice is Friday. The 6-foot-8, 343-pound former Oklahoma Sooner is expected to challenge for the starting job at right tackle. Ryan Cook and Artis Hicks both struggled at that spot last season.