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Two brothers of current Vikings sign with team in Undrafted Free Agency

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Reunited, and it feels so good

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Since the 2019 NFL Draft came to a close, we’ve been tracking all of the signings that the Minnesota Vikings are making in the Undrafted Free Agency period. A couple of those signings have reunited two men that currently play for the Vikings with their younger brothers as teammates, at least for the time being.

The first that we received news of was the signing of University of Miami (FL) defensive tackle Tito Odenigbo. He’s the younger brother of another Vikings’ defensive tackle, Ifeadi Odenigbo, who came back to Minnesota in the middle of the 2018 season after bouncing around the league for a bit.

We haven’t seen a direct reaction from Ifeadi on the Twitters yet, though he did retweet this message on his timeline.

Later on last night, social media let us know that the Vikings were also signing Alabama-Birmingham defensive back Mar’Sean Diggs. He’s the younger brother of Vikings’ star wide receiver Stefon Diggs.

The signing got a reaction from his older brother. Not surprisingly, big brother is providing some motivation for his younger sibling with his response.

There’s a long way to go before we find out if Tito Odenigo and Mar’Sean Diggs can join their older brothers as members of the Vikings. . .I think Ifeadi Odenigbo makes the 53 this year. . .but it’s still cool to see guys that grew up pushing and motivating each other to be great get to chase their dreams as members of the same team. Especially when it’s our team.