Vikings Activate LB Todd Davis From COVID-19 List, Place CB Holton Hill On IR

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they’ve activated LB Todd Davis from the COVID-19 list and placed CB Holton Hill on injured reserve. 

The Vikings also waived LB Ben Gedeon with a failed physical and placed LS Austin Cutting on the COVID-19 list. 

It’s worth mentioning that the NFL changed the rules regarding injured reserve for the 2020 season and players can return from the list in just three weeks. 

Davis, 28, originally signed on with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Sacramento State back in 2014. He lasted less than a year in New Orleans before he was waived during the season and later claimed off of waivers by the Broncos.

The Broncos brought Davis back on a one-year, $2.746 million restricted contract for the 2016 season before signing him to a three-year, $15 million contract that includes $6 million guaranteed in 2018. 

Denver released Davis coming out of training camp in 2020 and he later signed on with the Vikings. 

In 2020, Davis has appeared in four games for the Vikings and recorded six tackles and no sacks.

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