MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Vikings have made some roster changes leading up to the team’s big, nationally televised game against the Seattle Seahawks Monday night.
On Monday, the team announced that it signed rookie wide receiver Alexander Hollins to its 53-man active roster. Hollins was a finalist for the 2018 Walter Payton Award for his performance with Eastern Illinois.READ MORE: Legislature Set To Debate Police Reform During Special Session
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Vikings officials also say veteran linebacker Ben Gedeon, who suffered concussions, was placed on the injured reserve.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Farmers Worry As Drought Continues To Dry Out Crops
On Sunday, the team confirmed that all-pro wide receiver Adam Thielen will miss another game due to a hamstring injury. Defensive tackle Jayln Holmes was also downgraded to out for the game due to a non-injury related issue.