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Vikings' Griffen 'Extremely Grateful' for Support in Instagram Post

In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Denver. Photo: AP Photo/Mark Reis, File. In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Denver.

Tommy Wiita
Updated: September 27, 2018 06:49 PM
Created: September 27, 2018 12:00 AM

Minnesota Viking Everson Griffen posted a status on Instagram Thursday, discussing the past week's events. 

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In it, he apologized to those impacted by his actions. The All-Pro went on to discuss his plans moving forward with his mental health. Griffen also expressed his gratitude, saying, "I am extremely grateful for the support I have received from my family, the Vikings organization, my teammates and our tremendous fan base." 

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The 30-year-old also noted that his return to the field has no timeline, however, he said he will "return as a much-improved person and player."

A police report states Griffen was kicked out of practice Saturday. He was also involved in an incident at the Hotel Ivy Saturday, allegedly threatening to shoot someone, though no weapon was seen during the incident.

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