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Report: Vikings' Robinson suffers torn pectoral muscle

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The Minnesota Vikings' cornerback depth took a hit heading into training camp.

Corner Josh Robinson suffered a partially torn pectoral muscle prior to last month's minicamp, ESPN.com's Ben Goessling reported Saturday, via a league source.

Robinson played 690 snaps in 2014, logging most of his time in nickel packages. The fourth-year pro was set to battle veterans Terence Newman, Captain Munnerlyn and first-round pick Trae Waynes for playing time, alongside Xavier Rhodes.

The injury, which could sideline Robinson for training camp and land him on the PUP list, should open the door for more reps for Waynes, who saw time across the defensive formation during offseason work.

Robinson is scheduled to make $1.55 million in the final year of his rookie deal after being drafted in the third round in 2012. If the injury keeps the 24-year-old off the field for the entire camp and preseason his roster spot could be in jeopardy given the depth the Vikings boast at the position.

In his first three seasons in Minnesota, Robinson compiled 155 tackles, 15 passes defensed and five interceptions in 42 games.

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