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Vikings Sign CB Marcus Sayles to Practice Squad; Announce Roster Moves

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CB Marcus Sayles

Eagan, Minn. (October 27, 2020) The Minnesota Vikings announce the following roster moves:

CONTRACT TERMINATED, VESTED VETERAN:

NO...... PLAYER............................. POS…EXP................. COLLEGE

61....... Brett Jones............................. C....... 6........ Regina (Canada)

RELEASED FROM PRACTICE SQUAD:

NO...... PLAYER............................. POS…EXP................. COLLEGE

49....... Cale Garrett.......................... LB....... R..................... Missouri

SIGNED TO PRACTICE SQUAD:

NO...... PLAYER............................. POS…EXP................. COLLEGE

TBD.... Marcus Sayles...................... CB....... 2............. West Georgia

PRACTICE SQUAD PROTECTED:

NO...... PLAYER............................. POS…EXP................. COLLEGE

9......... Chase McLaughlin................... K....... 2........................ Illinois

Marcus Sayles (5-10, 175) joins the Vikings practice squad after spending part of the offseason with the team. He was signed to a Reserve/Futures contract in January 2020 and was waived on August 18. Sayles played the previous two seasons in the CFL as a defensive back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Alpharetta, Georgia, native originally joined the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Buffalo in 2017 and spent time on both the Bills and Los Angeles Rams practice squads during his rookie season. After being released by the Rams, Sayles signed with Winnipeg prior to the 2018 campaign. In two seasons with the Blue Bombers, Sayles recorded 136 tackles, 2.0 sacks, five forced fumbles and six interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns.

View photos of the Vikings 53-man roster as of November 25, 2020.

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