Vikings place Mike Hughes on IR, re-sign DT to 53-man roster | KFAN

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Eagan, Minn. (October 16, 2018) – The Minnesota Vikings announce the following roster moves:

SIGNED:
PLAYER                       POS.          EXP.                          COLLEGE
David Parry...................... DT............... 4............................. Stanford 

PLACED ON RESERVE/INJURED:
PLAYER                       POS.          EXP.                          COLLEGE
Mike Hughes................... CB.............. R................................... UCF 

SIGNED TO PRACTICE SQUAD:
PLAYER                       POS.          EXP.                          COLLEGE
Craig James.................... CB.............. R................. Southern Illinois 

WAIVED FROM PRACTICE SQUAD:
PLAYER                       POS.          EXP.                          COLLEGE
Jalen Myrick.................... CB.............. R.......................... Minnesota 

Parry (6-2, 317) rejoins the Vikings after spending the 2018 offseason and training camp with Minnesota. Parry saw action in the first two contests of this season before being waived (9/19/18). The Marion, Iowa native entered the league with the Indianapolis Colts as a fifth-round selection (151st overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft. He spent the 2015 and 2016 seasons with the Colts, starting in all 32 of their games. After spending all of the 2017 offseason with Indianapolis, Parry was released during final roster cuts and joined the Saints practice squad on September 4, 2017. The Stanford graduate spent the 2017 season with New Orleans. He has totaled 81 tackles (50 solo), nine tackles for loss, five sacks, and 12 quarterback pressures in his 35 career games.

James (5-10, 195) joins the Vikings practice squad after being released by Minnesota on 9/1/18. The Edwardsville, Illinois native totaled 67 tackles (50 solo), five interceptions, and 25 passes defensed in 20 career games for the Salukis. James also spent two seasons at the University of Minnesota prior to his time at Southern Illinois, where he played in 18 games as defensive back and punt returner.

 

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