On Wednesday the Vikings announced that the club has signed free agent TE Mike Higgins. To make room for Higgins on the roster, the Vikings waived DE Spencer Nealy.
Higgins has signed with the Vikings after spending his entire career with the New Orleans Saints. An undrafted free agent signing with the Saints in 2011, Higgins has appeared in 4 games and has caught 2 passes. He appeared in 2 games in both 2011 and 2012 and spent the entire 2013 season on the Saints practice squad. Higgins played collegiately at Nebraska-Omaha.