The Minnesota Vikings positioned cornerback Kris Boyd on injured reserve and activated cornerback Mark Fields II from IR on Tuesday.
Moreover, the Vikings signed security Curtis Riley to the follow squad and launched follow squad kicker Tristan Vizcaino.
Boyd, a 2019 seventh-round choose by Minnesota, has appeared in 10 video games this season, making 5 begins at cornerback. He’s logged 34 tackles, one deal with for loss, two cross deflections and one compelled fumble. Boyd didn’t play a single defensive snap in the course of the Vikings’ 24-16 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday.
Fields performed 20 defensive snaps throughout Minnesota’s 28-22 victory over Inexperienced Bay and tallied one deal with earlier than leaving with a punctured lung. He was positioned on injured reserve shortly afterwards. Fields additionally performed two special-teams snaps towards Tennessee in Week 3.
The Vikings signed Vizcaino after kicker Chase McLaughlin was signed by Jacksonville from Minnesota’s follow squad. The previous College of Washington kicker nailed 94.1% of extra-point makes an attempt (48 of 51) and 63.2% (12 of 19) of field-goal makes an attempt as a senior in 2017.
Minnesota (6-7) will battle Chicago (6-7) at 12 p.m. Sunday.