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Vikings DT Dalvin Tomlinson Placed on Reserve/COVID-19 List

DT Dalvin Tomlinson
DT Dalvin Tomlinson

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Tuesday announced defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson has been placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

Tomlinson has started all 10 games for Minnesota this season. He has recorded 26 tackles, 1.5 sacks, a pass defended and a fumble recovery in his first season with the Vikings.

Minnesota (5-5) is scheduled to play at San Francisco (5-5) at 3:25 p.m. Sunday.

View photos of the Vikings 53-man roster as of Jan. 5, 2022.

Nose tackle Michael Pierce is currently on Injured Reserve, leaving Armon Watts, James Lynch and Sheldon Richardson as the defensive tackles on Minnesota's 53-man roster. Richardson was used mostly at defensive end last week against the Packers.

Minnesota also announced that guard Dakota Dozier has been activated from the Practice Squad Reserve/COVID-19 list.

The Vikings terminated the practice squad contracts of fullback Garrett Groshek and center Spencer Pulley. Groshek and Pulley had joined Minnesota's practice squad in recent weeks.