The Minnesota Vikings signed wide receiver Tavarres King Thursday. King, who is listed at 6-1, 192 pounds, last played for the New York Giants.
We have signed WR Tavarres King (@Tkunodos).
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) April 5, 2018
King, 27, was drafted in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He failed to make the roster and bounced around the league until he landed with the Giants in 2016. During that time he was with the Panthers, Jaguars, Buccaneers and Giants. The last two seasons in New York he had 20 catches for 290 yards with three touchdowns.
He played in one playoff game in January of 2017, catching three passes for a career-high 73 yards with one touchdown against the Green Bay Packers.
The University of Georgia alum caught 135 passes for 2,602 yards with 20 touchdowns in his Bulldog career.