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Priefer gives gruesome details on long-snapper McDermott’s injury

Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer told the story behind long snapper Kevin McDermott’s finger injury against the Rams.
Twin Cities Oct 3, 2018
Here’s a tip: Vikings’ long snapper Kevin McDermott plans to play Sunday

Here’s a tip: Vikings’ long snapper Kevin McDermott plans to play Sunday

Kevin McDermott looked down at his left hand last Thursday and knew something was wrong — very wrong. The Vikings long snapper’s finger was caught in an opponent’s face-mask during a field goal kick early in Minnesota’s loss to the Rams. After the play, the tip of McDermott’s left pinkie was missing and blood was […]
Twin Cities Oct 3, 2018
Vikings’ Kevin McDermott’s first thought after losing tip of pinky mid-game: ‘Huh, this doesn’t look right’

Vikings’ Kevin McDermott’s first thought after losing tip of pinky mid-game: ‘Huh, this doesn’t look right’

Kevin McDermott looked down at his left hand last Thursday and knew something was wrong — very wrong. The Vikings long snapper’s finger was caught in an opponent’s face-mask during a field goal kick early in Minnesota’s loss to the Rams. After the play, the tip of McDermott’s left pinky was missing and blood was […]
ClutchPoints Sep 28, 2018
Report: Vikings’ Kevin McDermott lost tip of pinky when it got caught in face mask, will play through injury

Report: Vikings’ Kevin McDermott lost tip of pinky when it got caught in face mask, will play through injury

Kevin McDermott isn’t a name many NFL fans will recognize, but some who watched Thursday Night Football this week might remember hearing he injured a finger. The Minnesota Vikings long snapper not only injured his finger, he actually lost the tip of his pinky finger when he got it caught in a player’s face mask, […] The post Report: Vikings’ Kevin McDermott lost tip of pinky when it got caught in face mask, will play through injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Daily Norseman Sep 28, 2018
It’s all fun and games until someone loses a finger

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a finger

Or a finger tip, in this case If you were watching the Minnesota Vikings’ 38-31 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday Night Football, you probably noticed that there were a couple of times where tight end David Morgan had to serve as the Vikings’ long snapper in place of Kevin McDermott. We’ve seen Morgan handle those duties before, as he did so last season in Green Bay when McDermott suffered what would up being a season-ending injury. As it turns out, McDermott had to sit out for a while because he lost the tip of one of his fingers. Let me repeat that. . .dude had the tip of one...

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