According to Chris Tomasson, the Vikings are re-signing DT Hercules Mata’afa to their practice squad.
The Vikings confirmed the news on Thursday.
The #Vikings have signed @herculesuluao50 to the practice squad. pic.twitter.com/z5CvGCpOm2
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) October 15, 2020
Here’s the Vikings updated practice squad:
- RB Jake Bargas
- T Blake Brandel
- QB Jake Browning
- T Aviante Collins
- TE Brandon Dillon
- DB Mark Fields
- G Kyle Hinton
- WR Alexander Hollins
- LB Blake Lynch
- QB Nate Stanley
- K Chase McLaughlin
- DE Abdullah Anderson
- LB Cale Garrett
- DB Luther Kirk
- DE Eddie Yarbrough
- DT Hercules Mata’afa
Mata’afa, 25, originally signed on with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Washington State back in 2018. He was waived with an injury designation his rookie season and reverted to injured reserve.
Minnesota signed him to their practice squad at the start of the season but cut him loose earlier this week.
During his college career at Washington State, Mata’afa recorded 121 tackles, 45.5 tackles for a loss, 21 sacks, three forced fumbles, and two recoveries over the course of 34 games.
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