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Minnesota Vikings Sign Bruce Gaston, Waive B.J. Dubose

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At the start of their second round of Organized Team Activities, the Minnesota Vikings have shuffled their roster a little bit.

The team placed defensive lineman B.J. Dubose on injured reserve, officially ending his 2016 season. Dubose suffered a torn ACL during last week's OTAs, and the team declared that he was going to miss the upcoming season because of the injury.

To fill Dubose's spot on the roster, the Vikings signed defensive tackle Bruce Gaston.

The 6'2", 310-pound Gaston played his college football at Purdue, and originally signed with the Arizona Cardinals after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He had two different stints on the Cardinals' practice squad, and also spent time on the practice squads of the Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, and New England Patriots.

Gaston started the 2015 season on Green Bay's practice squad, but was signed by the Chicago Bears to their active roster in mid-October. In seven games on the Bears' active roster, he collected 11 tackles, one quarterback sack, and one tackle for loss.

He's also one of the few NFL players that comes with his own theme music.

Gaston, like any defensive lineman the Vikings would sign at this point, is going to have an uphill battle to make the roster. We'll have to see how he fares going forward.