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Vikings backup RB Roc Thomas gets 3-game suspension

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended for the first three games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse.

The league announced the punishment Tuesday, the week before training camp begins. Thomas can participate in preseason practices and games.

Standings - NFC North

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
CHI 12 4 0 .750 5-1-0 10-2-0
MIN 8 7 1 .531 3-2-1 6-5-1
GB 6 9 1 .406 1-4-1 3-8-1
DET 6 10 0 .375 2-4-0 4-8-0

Team Leaders - Offense

Name Total
Yds Kirk Cousins 4,298
Cmp% Kirk Cousins 70.1
Yds Dalvin Cook 615
Y/Ru Dalvin Cook 4.6
Rec Adam Thielen 113
Yds Adam Thielen 1,373
TD Kirk Cousins 31

Team Leaders - Defense

Team Rankings - Offense

Total NFC Rank NFL Rank
PPG 22.5 11 19
RuY/G 93.3 15 30
Yds/G 252.3 8 13
TO 20 10 16
Rat 97.9 6 9
RZC% 54.0 11 21

Team Rankings - Defense

Total NFC Rank NFL Rank
PA/G 21.3 3 9
RuY/G 113.4 9 15
Yds/G 196.3 1 3
TA 20 8 16
Sk 50 1 3
RZC% 44.9 2 3

Latest Game - Dec 30, 2018

Final 1 2 3 4 T
CHI(12-4) 7 6 0 11 24
MIN(8-7-1) 0 3 7 0 10

PassingRushingReceiving
CHI Trubisky 18/26-163 Miller 2-7 Bellamy 1-2
MIN Cousins 20/33-132 Thielen 1--1 -

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Player News

Eric Kendricks LB: Kendricks (hamstring)... Jul 18, 7:15PM

Xavier Rhodes CB: Rhodes (groin) participated... Jul 18, 7:09PM

Roc Thomas RB: Thomas has been suspended for... Jul 16, 4:48PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Brandon Zylstra WR Undisclosed Questionable
Linval Joseph DT Undisclosed Questionable
David Morgan TE Undisclosed Questionable
Brian O'Neill OT Undisclosed Questionable
Jeff Badet WR Groin Questionable
Tashawn Bower DE Foot Questionable
Ade Aruna DE Knee Questionable
Mike Hughes CB Knee - acl Questionable
C.J. Ham RB Elbow Questionable
Scott Crichton DE Undisclosed Questionable

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/07/16 Roc Thomas RB   suspended 3 games (NFL Substance Abuse Policy)

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Dec 30 Chicago L, 24-10 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 23 @Detroit W, 27-9 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 16 Miami W, 41-17 Boxscore Recap
Mon, Dec 10 @Seattle L, 21-7 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 2 @New England L, 24-10 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sun, Sep 8 Atlanta 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 15 @Green Bay 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 22 Oakland 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 29 @Chicago 4:25PM EDT Preview
Sun, Oct 6 @NY Giants 1:00PM EDT Preview