Another move has come in for the Minnesota Vikings in their quest to trim their roster to 53 players, and this is a not-unexpected cut from along the defensive line.
Source says #Vikings plan to cut DT Curtis Cothran but want him for practice squad.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) September 1, 2018
According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings will be parting ways with defensive tackle Curtis Cothran.
Cothran played his college ball at Penn State and went undrafted this past season. At Penn State, he started out as a defensive end, but later was asked to gain weight and shift to the defensive tackle spot. It’s not surprising that Cothran isn’t a part of the final 53, given the level of depth that the Vikings already have at the position.
According to Tomasson, it does sound like the Vikings want to bring Cothran back to be a part of the practice squad.
We will continue tracking all of the moves that the Vikings make over the next few hours to get their roster to the proper size before the NFL-mandated deadline.