EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Offensive tackle Matt Kalil and defensive tackle Linval Joseph, who each missed most of the Minnesota Vikings' organized team activities with injuries, won't be participating in many full-team drills during the Vikings' minicamp this week, coach Mike Zimmer said on Tuesday. But neither one, Zimmer said, is at risk of not being ready for the start of training camp.
"They're not totally cleared yet, but we're working them into things," he said. "They won't be going much in the team stuff, but they'll be going individual a little bit more."
Kalil, who played with a knee injury last season, had a procedure done earlier this offseason and has been limited to individual work all spring. So has Joseph, who missed a game last season with ankle and foot injuries. Zimmer hasn't specified what's kept Joseph out this spring, other than to say the Vikings knew about it when they signed him to a five-year deal in March.
In any case, both players are expected to be ready for the start of training camp in five weeks, and the Vikings, Zimmer said, are fairly healthy otherwise.
"I think we've got a couple of guys who won't go this week, but other than that, we're good to go," Zimmer said.