On Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings made a minor roster move involving the release of a former Minnesota Golden Gopher.
The team has announced that they have released cornerback Jalen Myrick, who spent most of last season on the Vikings’ practice squad.
Myrick played his collegiate career with the Golden Gophers, and was then selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft. In 2018, he was signed by the Vikings to the practice squad on three different occasions, getting waived twice in between, and finally signed a futures contract with the Vikings at the conclusion of the regular season.
With the Vikings having signed several defensive backs in the past couple of weeks, I suppose a move like this isn’t entirely surprising. I’m sure that if the Vikings feel compelled to bring Myrick back in time for camp they’ll be able to get a hold of him.
It’s not earth-shaking news or anything like that, but with a lot of the league in a holding pattern until the 2019 NFL Draft, we’re happy to pass along whatever we can.