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Vikings Sign Former Giants WR Tavarres King

Eagan, Minn. (April 5, 2018) – The Minnesota Vikings have announced the following roster move:



Tavarres King................. WR............... 5.............................. Georgia

King (Ta-VAR-ess) joins the Vikings after spending the 2015-17 seasons with the New York Giants. King has previous stops with the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars. The Mount Airy, Georgia native was a 5th-round draft pick (161st overall) by the Broncos in 2013. The former Georgia Bulldog made his NFL debut in 2014 with Tampa Bay, appearing in two games. For his career, King has appeared in 17 games with three starts. Over the past two seasons, King has played in 15 games with the Giants with all three starts coming in 2017. He has totaled 22 career receptions for 303 yards with 3 touchdowns. King has participated in one playoff game (1/8/17 at Green Bay) where he posted a career-high 73 receiving yards on three receptions and one touchdown.

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