Vikings Re-Sign DT Hercules Mata’afa To Practice Squad

According to Chris Tomasson, the Vikings are re-signing DT Hercules Mata’afa to their practice squad. 

The Vikings confirmed the news on Thursday. 

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. K Chase McLaughlin
  12. DE Abdullah Anderson
  13. LB Cale Garrett
  14. DB Luther Kirk
  15. DE Eddie Yarbrough
  16. 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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