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Cornerback Joejuan Williams Rejoins Vikings Practice Squad

EAGAN, Minn. — Cornerback Joejuan Williams has returned to the Vikings practice squad after spending five weeks with the Bears.

Williams signed with Minnesota earlier this spring and participated in training camp and the preseason before he was released during roster reductions.

He then signed to the Vikings practice squad before the Bears signed him to their 53-man roster. Williams played in four games, including against the Vikings in Week 6, totaling 42 special teams snaps and eight defensive snaps.

Williams was released by Chicago on Oct. 20 and signed to the Bears practice squad. The Bears terminated his practice squad contract Tuesday.

The native of Nashville, Tennessee, played college football for Vanderbilt and entered the NFL as a second-round pick of the Patriots in 2019. He played in 36 games for New England from 2019-21.

The Vikings released undrafted rookie C.J. Coldon, Jr., from their practice squad to create the spot for Williams.

Additionally, the Vikings announced veteran offensive lineman Chris Reed returned to practice. Reed has been on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list since the start of the season.