Vikings fullback Felton has emergency appendectomy

Minnesota Vikings Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton underwent an emergency appendectomy today.

The procedure will sidelined Felton for the remainder of the preseason following a successful surgery.

Luckily, the appendix didn't burst.

Felton blocked for Adrian Peterson last season as he rushed for 2,097 yards, the second-highest single-season rushing total in NFL history.

"Thanks for the well wishes everybody, I'll b fine, surgery went great and I'll b out there soon! #SkolVikings," Felton wrote on his Twitter account.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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