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Vikings Sign RB Roc Thomas to Practice Squad, Waive OL Landon Turner

That worked out well.

Roc Thomas is back. A day after waiving him, the Minnesota Vikings signed Thomas back to the team’s practice squad. Thomas was let go after the Vikings claimed former Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah on Wednesday.

The news was first reported by Courtney Cronin of ESPN and later officially announced by the team.

Thomas (5-10, 198) cleared waivers on Thursday. The 23 year-old was active during Weeks 4-8 and received at least one carry in all five games he played. He rushed for 30 yards on 8 carries and had two catches for 21 yards.

Thomas injured his hamstring Week 8 and did not play Week 9 against the Lions.

In a corresponding roster move, the Vikings waived offensive lineman Landon Turner. Following the addition of Thomas and the subtraction of Turner, here’s an updated look at Minnesota’s practice squad.

  1. WR Jeff Badet
  2. OT Adam Bisnowaty
  3. LB Reshard Cliett
  4. DT Curtis Cothran
  5. Cornelius Edison
  6. TE Cole Hikutini
  7. CB Craig James
  8. OT Storm Norton
  9. DE Ifeadi Odenigbo
  10. RB Roc Thomas

Defensive end Jonathan Wynn remains on the Practice Squad/Injured list.

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Sean Borman

Sean Borman is a writer with Minnesota roots that's still somehow an optimist. He was an intern with the Vikings during college and previously wrote for Rant Sports. You can find Sean on the golf course and on Twitter @SeanBoarMan.

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    1. Funny, I was just thinking I was proud of myself for never spelling his name wrong.

      Thanks!

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