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Minnesota Vikings Transactions 2021

October
DATETRANSACTION
October 18, 2021Traded DE/OLB Stephen Weatherly to Denver and a 2023 seventh-round draft pick in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round draft pick.
October 16, 2021Activated DB Harrison Hand from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 14, 2021Released RB Ameer Abdullah. Designated RB Kene Nwangwu return from injured reserve to practice.
October 13, 2021Placed CB Patrick Peterson on injured reserve. Promoted T Blake Brandel from the practice squad to the active roster.
October 11, 2021Promoted TE Luke Stocker to the active roster from the practice squad.
October 9, 2021Activated CB Cameron Dantzler from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
October 8, 2021Signed TE Luke Stocker to the practice squad. Released T Zack Bailey from the practice squad.
October 7, 2021Re-signed WR Dan Chisena.
October 4, 2021Promoted CB Tye Smith to the active roster from the practice squad. Promoted G Dakota Dozier and CB Parry Nickerson to the active roster as COVID-19 replacements. Waived WR Dan Chisena.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 30, 2021Placed DB Harrison Hand on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Signed DT T.J. Smith to the practice squad.
September 29, 2021Placed CB Cameron Dantzler on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released WR Whop Philyor from the practice squad.
September 27, 2021Promoted G Dakota Dozier and CB Parry Nickerson to the active roster from the practice squad.
September 24, 2021Designated WR Dan Chisena and RB Kene Nwangwu to return from injured reserve to practice.
September 23, 2021Signed OT Blake Brandel to the practice squad.
September 22, 2021Re-signed OL Blake Brandel to the practice squad.
September 20, 2021Signed RB Ameer Abdullah to the active roster. Waived T Blake Brandel. Elevated G Dakota Dozier and CB Parry Nickerson to the active roster from the practice squad.
September 19, 2021Activated CB Harrison Hand from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
September 17, 2021Placed CB Harrison Hand on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Signed RB Ameer Abdullah to the practice squad.
September 16, 2021Promoted QB Sean Mannion from the practice squad to the active roster. Released RB Ameer Abdullah and signed to the practice squad. Signed TE Brandon Dillon to the practice squad.
September 13, 2021Signed RB Ameer Abdullah to the active roster. Waived TE Brandon Dillon. Elevated QB Sean Mannion and S Myles Dorn to the active roster from the practice squad.
September 6, 2021Promoted RB Ameer Abdullah from the practice squad to the active roster.
September 5, 2021Promoted QB Sean Mannion from the practice squad to the active roster.
September 3, 2021Signed RT Brian O'Neill to a multi-year contract extension. Waived OG Dru Samia from injured reserve with a injury settlement.
September 1, 2021Waived with an injury settlement DB Luther Kirk.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 29, 2021Signed P Jordan Berry. Released P Britton Colquitt.
August 28, 2021Signed QB Sean Mannion and WR Triston Jackson to the practice squad. Signed P Jordan Berry. Released P Britton Colquitt. Signed LS Andrew DePaola and DE Everson Griffen.
August 26, 2021Acquired TE Chris Herndon from the New York Jets in exchange for a 2022 fourth-round pick and a 2022 sixth-round pick. Released RB Ameer Abdullah, LS Andrew DePaola, G Dakota Dozier, DE Everson Griffen and CB Tye Smith. Waived T Zack Bailey, FB Jake Bargas, LB Tuf Borland, QB Jake Browning, TE Zach Davidson, S Myles Dorn, G Kyle Hinton, DE Hercules Mata'afa, WR Myron Mitchell, CB Parry Nickerson, WR Whop Philyor, RB A.J. Rose, Jr., DE Kenny Willekes and TE Shane Zylstra. Waived with injury settlement WR Chad Beebe, S Luther Kirk, G Dru Samia, QB Nate Stanley.
August 24, 2021Signed S Harrison Smith to a contract extension.
August 23, 2021Waived C Cohl Cabral, DT Zeandae Johnson and RB Ito Smith.
August 20, 2021Waived T Evin Ksiezarczyk. Waived K Riley Patterson with an injury settlement.
August 19, 2021Placed DT Jordan Scott on IR.
August 18, 2021Signed RB Ito Smith and DE Everson Griffen. Waived QB Danny Etling and LB Christian Elliss. Waived DT Jordon Scott with an injury designation. Placed DE Janarius Robinson on IR. Placed LB Cameron Smith on the reserve/retired list.
August 17, 2021Waived CB Dylan Mabin and WR Warren Jackson.
August 12, 2021Waived CB Amari Henderson.
August 11, 2021Waived WR Blake Proehl and K Riley Patterson with injury designations.
August 6, 2021Activated WR Myron Mitchell from the COVID-19 list.
August 5, 2021Activated QB Kellen Mond from the COVID-19 list.
August 4, 2021Signed WR Warren Jackson.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2021Acivated QBs Kirk Cousins and Nate Stanley from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Waived QB Case Cookus.
July 29, 2021Waived CB Jeff Gladney.
July 28, 2021Placed WR Bisi Johnson on IR. Placed WR Myron Mitchell and QBs Kirk Cousins, Kellen Mond and Nate Stanley on reserve/COVID-19 list. Claimed QB Danny Etling off waivers from Seattle. Signed QB Case Cookus.
July 22, 2021Named Phil Rauscher offensive line coach, Ben Steele assistant offensive line coach and Rick Dennison senior offensive advisor. Placed DT Jalen Twyman on the non-football injury list.
July 21, 2021Signed WRs Dede Westbrook and LB Chazz Surratt, G Wyatt Davis and DE Patrick Jones II. Waived DT Jaylen Twyman. Placed K Riley Patterson on the PUP list.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 17, 2021Named Reed Burckhardt director of pro scouting, Luke Burson senior manager, football information systems, Caroline DeFelice player personnel assistant, Jake Essler college scout, Ryan Monnens co-director of player personnel, Paul Nelson executive director, football information systems, Chisom Opara national scout, Pat Roberts assistant director of college scouting, Rob Roche assistant head athletic trainer, Jamaal Stephenson co-director of player personnel, Kaitlin Zarecki special assistant to the general manager/player development and Chris Blanco assistant director of pro scouting.
June 10, 2021Signed OT Sheldon Richardson to a one-year contract. Waived P Zach Von Rosenberg. Signed QB Kellen Mond to a four-year contract.
June 3, 2021Signed CB Amari Henderson.
June 2, 2021Signed CBs Bashaud Breeland and Amari Henderson.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2021Signed CB Bashaud Breeland to a one-year contract.
May 29, 2021Signed CB Tye Smith.
May 28, 2021Signed CB Tye Smith to a one-year contract.
May 19, 2021Claimed C Cohl Cabral off of waivers from Houston.
May 14, 2021Signed DE Janarius Robinson.
May 12, 2021Signed T Evin Ksiezarczyk, CBs Parry Nickerson and Amari Henderson.
May 10, 2021Signed RB Kene Nwangwu to a rookie contract.
May 9, 2021Signed OT Christian Darrisaw and CB Camryn Bynum to four-year contracts. Signed TE Zach Davidson.
May 2, 2021Signed TE Shane Zylstra.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2021Agreed to terms with LS Turner Bernard, LBs Tuf Borland and Christian Elliss, DT Zeandae Johnson, WRs Myron Mitchell, Whop Philyor and Blake Proehl, RB A.J. Rose, T Jordon Scott and P Zach Von Rosenberg.
April 28, 2021Declined fifth-year option on CB Mike Hughes.
April 9, 2021Promoted Andre Patterson to assistant head coach and named Robert Steeples assistant special teams' coach and Marquis Johnson assistant strength and conditioning coach.
April 1, 2021Signed OLB Nick Vigil.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 26, 2021Signed OG Dakota Dozier.
March 25, 2021Re-signed G Dakota Dozier an FS Xavier Woods. Placed TE Hale Hentges on the reserve/retired list.
March 24, 2021Agreed to terms with CB Mackensie Alexander and S Xavier Woods, pending passing the physical exam.
March 20, 2021Traded a sixth-round pick to the Cardinals for C Mason Cole.
March 19, 2021Re-signed RB Ameer Abdullah.
March 13, 2021Agreed to terms with CB Patrick Peterson, pending the passing of a physical exam.
March 12, 2021Agreed to terms with T Rashod Hill, DT Dalvin Tomlinson and LB Nick Vigil. Agreed to terms with WR Chad Beebe on a one-year contract.
March 11, 2021Released DT Shamar Stephen.
March 8, 2021Signed DE Stephen Weatherly.
March 6, 2021Released LT Riley Reiff.
March 5, 2021Released LT Riley Reiff.
March 4, 2021Released K Dan Bailey from contract.
March 2, 2021Released TE Kyle Rudolph.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 11, 2021Named Karl Scott defensive back coach and Paul Guenther senior defensive assistant.
February 10, 2021Named Martin Nance executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
February 9, 2021Named Klint Kubiak offensive coordinator; Andrew Janocko quarterbacks coach; Keenan McCardell wide receivers coach; and Sam Siefkes defensive quality control coach.
February 1, 2021Promoted Ryan Ficken to special teams coordinator. Hired Josh Hingst as head strength and conditioning coach.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 8, 2021Announced the contract of senior defensive assistant Dom Capers will not be renewed.
January 5, 2021Signed TE Brandon Dillon to a reserve/future contract for the 2021 season.
January 4, 2021Signed OL Zack Bailey, FB Jake Bargas, T Blake Brandel, QBs Jake Browning and Nate Stanley, S Luther Kirk and CBs Tae Hayes and Cordrea Tankersley to reserve/future contracts.
January 2, 2021Elevated CBs Cordrea Tankersley and Tae Hayes from the practice squad to the active roster. Activated DE Eddie Yarbrough from the practice squad.