View photos of new Vikings LB Greer Martini who spent time in the AAF and with the Green Bay Packers.
EAGAN, Minn. — Another day has brought another dose of defenders who played most recently in the Alliance of American Football to the Vikings.
The team announced on Wednesday that it has signed defensive back Jordan Martin and linebacker Greer Martini, bringing the total number of former AAF players to join the Vikings in the past five days to five.
View photos of new Vikings DB Jordan Martin.
Martin, who is listed at 6-foot-2, 212 pounds played for the San Diego Fleet and totaled 17 tackles (16 solo), four passes defended and an interception in eight games.
Prior to joining the league that launched in February and recently suspended before finishing its 10-game slate, Martin attended a minicamp with the Jets as an undrafted rookie in 2018.
A native of Forestville, Maryland, Martin played three seasons at Toledo, starting 14 games at cornerback and totaling 74 tackles. As a graduate transfer at Syracuse in 2017, Martin started five games at free safety before he was sidelined with a wrist injury. Martin had 25 tackles, three pass breakups and a forced fumble. He earned an invitation to the 2018 East-West Shrine Game.
Martini (6-4, 235) played for the AAF’s Salt Lake Stallions, teaming with Schult, and finished tied for fifth in the league with 55 tackles. He had a sack and an interception in eight games.
The Orange, Virginia, native spent part of 2018 and the preseason on Green Bay’s practice squad after joining the Packers as an undrafted rookie free agent.
He played collegiately at Notre Dame, where he totaled 191 tackles (104 solo), 5.0 sacks, an interception and two forced fumbles in 50 games.