The Minnesota Vikings could possibly start the season with six wide receivers, but that didn’t stop the team from adding depth to the position during training camp. According to their official website, the Vikings have signed former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ryan Whalen, bringing their roster total to the maximum of 90 players.
A sixth-round pick out of Stanford University in the 2011 NFL Draft, Whalen joins the Vikings as a free agent after three seasons with the Bengals. In his time with Cincinnati, Whalen appeared in 17 games, catching 11 passes for 80 yards before being released prior to the 2014 preseason. He also contributed on special teams — six tackles – and played in the team’s 2011 Wild Card playoff game his rookie year.