Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr -- Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn/AP

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer announced on Monday that starting outside linebacker Anthony Barr will be out for the rest of the season with a torn pectoral.

The veteran linebacker only played 16 snaps in Sunday’s game against the Colts. Barr had six tackles in the regular-season opener versus Green Bay.

Minnesota will likely replace Barr with rookie Troy Dye. The former Oregon linebacker played 29 percent of defensive and 68 percent of special teams snaps on Sunday.


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More from the NFC

  • Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said on Monday that wide receiver Chris Godwin passed the concussion protocol and is ready to go (h/t Greg Auman of The Athletic). The former Penn State wideout did not play in Tampa Bay’s Week 2 victory over the Panthers.
  • Along with Raheem Mostert, the 49ers will be without Tevin Coleman. The veteran running back is reportedly expected to miss “multiple weeks” due to a knee injury he suffered on Sunday, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. That being said, expect to see Jerrick McKinnon and Jeff Wilson receive an uptick in carries.
  • Washington Football Team right guard Brandon Scherff will be out for 3-5 weeks with a sprained MCL, per Ian Rapoport of The NFL Network. The Pro Bowl offensive line exited Sunday’s game in Arizona with a knee injury and was initially listed questionable to return. However, when the third quarter rolled around, he was downgraded to out.

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