The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday that they’ve activated OT Oli Udoh from the COVID-19 list and waived LB DeMarquis Gates.
The #Vikings have activated Oli Udoh from Reserve/COVID-19 and waived LB DeMarquis Gates.
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) August 13, 2020
Gates, 24, originally signed on with the Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Mississippi back in May of 2018. He was released after two months and had a brief stint with the Redskins.
Gates joined the XFL’s Houston Roughnecks earlier in the year before signing on with the Vikings in March.
In 2020, Gates recorded 32 total tackles, two sacks, one interception, and one forced fumble.