Struggling Vikings CB Rhodes sorry for sideline helmet slam
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes has apologized for his lack of discipline in the previous game. He twice slammed his helmet to the ground on the sideline after giving up a long touchdown pass to Seattle. Rhodes took the blame for a blown assignment during the 60-yard score in the third quarter. He also aided an earlier scoring drive for the Seahawks with a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty. The Vikings lost 37-30, the most points they’ve allowed in 24 games, but coach Mike Zimmer expressed confidence this week that the recently struggling pass coverage is on track for recovery.
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