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Vikings Sign K Dan Bailey and Waive WR Stacy Coley

The Vikings have signed K Dan Bailey and waived WR Stacy Coley.

Bailey (6-0, 195) joins the Vikings after being released by the Dallas Cowboys on September 1, 2018. Bailey, entering his eighth NFL season, originally joined the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent prior to training camp in 2011. The Mustang, Oklahoma native has converted 186 of 211 field goal attempts (88.2%) throughout his career, making him the second-most accurate kicker in NFL history. Bailey has also converted 276 of 278 career PAT attempts (99.2%) and registered 296 touchbacks on 549 kickoffs (53.5%).

Despite missing four games with a groin injury, Bailey finished the 2017 season with 71 points, going 15-for-20 on field goals and 26-for-28 on PATs. A Pro Bowler in 2015, Bailey was also named to the Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team in 2011 after converting 32-of-37 field goal attempts and all 39 of his PAT tries as a rookie. His 834 career points scored are the 13th most among active kickers.

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