Vikings Place LB Anthony Barr On IR, Sign DT Abdullah Anderson To PS


The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that they’ve placed LB Anthony Barr on injured reserve and signed DT Abdullah Anderson to their practice squad.

Here’s the Vikings updated practice squad:

  1. RB Jake Bargas
  2. T Blake Brandel
  3. QB Jake Browning
  4. T Aviante Collins
  5. TE Brandon Dillon
  6. DB Mark Fields
  7. G Kyle Hinton
  8. WR Alexander Hollins
  9. LB Blake Lynch
  10. QB Nate Stanley
  11. LB Hardy Nickerson
  12. DT Albert Huggins
  13. K Chase McLaughlin
  14. DB George Iloka
  15. DT Abdullah Anderson

Barr, 28, was taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the Vikings back in 2014. He played out the final year of his four-year $12,743,500 rookie contract and made a base salary of $2,157,750 for the 2017 season.

The Vikings elected to pick up his Barr’s fifth-year option, which paid him around $12.306 million for the 2018 season. He entered unrestricted free agency in 2019 and, after initially committing to the Jets, returned to the Vikings on a five-year, $67.5 million deal.

Barr stands to make base salaries of $12.3 million and $12.4 million over the next two years of the agreement.

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

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