Vikings placed LB Audio Cole (ankle) on season-ending injured reserve.
Vikings LB Audie Cole exited Week 9 against the Rams with a fractured ankle.
Audie Cole is the favorite to open the season as the Vikings' starting middle linebacker.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune projects Audie Cole as the Vikings' starting middle linebacker.
The Vikings have used MLB Audie Cole in their base defense during OTAs.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune believes the Vikings will select at least one linebacker in the NFL Draft.
ESPN.com's Ben Goessling considers Audie Cole the favorite for the Vikings' starting middle linebacker job.
Vikings MLB Audie Cole will miss Week 17 with an ankle injury.
Audie Cole will remain the Vikings' starting middle linebacker going forward.
Coaches have told Audie Cole that the starting middle linebacker position is open for competition.
Vikings signed seventh-round LB Audie Cole to a four-year contract.
Vikings selected N.C. State LB Audie Cole with the No. 210 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.