Vikings Rookie Lewis Cine staying in London for reparative leg surgery

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Sunday afternoon saw Vikings first round rookie safety Lewis Cine leave the game after suffering a gruesome injury to his left leg. Cine was immediately carted off the field and taken to a local hospital in London. Monday afternoon the Minnesota Vikings released the following statement explaining what's to come for the rookie whose season has abruptly come to an end...

"After suffering an injury in yesterday’s game, Lewis Cine was immediately transported to a local hospital where he underwent a successful preparatory procedure in advance of his scheduled surgery tomorrow, Tuesday, October 4. Following surgery, Lewis will remain in London to continue his initial recovery process before returning to Minnesota at the appropriate time. A member of the Vikings medical staff will also stay in London until Lewis returns. Head Coach Kevin O’Connell and members of the Vikings organization have been in constant communication with Lewis, who is in great spirits.

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