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.
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.
Loadholt returned to the Vikings' lineup for Sunday's game against Baltimore after missing the previous game with a sprained left ankle.|||||||
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.