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Vikings Sign WR Hank Baskett

Posted Sep 22, 2010

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent receiver Hank Baskett to a one-year deal.

Baskett practiced with the team Wednesday, one day after being released from the Philadelphia Eagles. He comes to a team in desperate need of healthy receivers.

Sidney Rice is out for at least another month after having hip surgery and Percy Harvin has a strained right hip that leaves his status in question for the game Sunday against Detroit. That left the Vikings with only three healthy receivers before Baskett was brought in.