We noted earlier today that the Vikings parted ways with 2 undrafted rookie free agents. But the roster tweaking didn’t end there.
We’ve learned that the Vikings have claimed WR Marko Mitchell, who was waived by the Detroit Lions.
Mitchell has good size at 6-4, 218 pounds and is entering his 2nd NFL season out of the University of Nevada-Reno. He was selected by the Washington Redskins in the 7th round of the 2009 draft and then was waived by the club in May of 2010. Detroit claimed Mitchell 2 days later and then waived him on June 25.
The addition of Mitchell gives the Vikings 9 WRs.
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The Vikings have waived 2 players from their roster; C Tommy Hernandez and DL Cedric McKinley.
Both players joined the Vikings as undrafted rookie free agents this spring, with Hernandez coming from UC-Davis and McKinley coming from the University of Minnesota. Hernandez stands at 6-2, 290 pounds and McKinley measures in at 6-6, 281 pounds.
The transactions leave the Vikings with Jon Cooper and John Sullivan as the listed centers and 12 others listed at DL.
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