Mankato, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Vikings waived defensive back
Nicholas Taylor to kick-start a process which will eventually land him on
Vikes head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed that Taylor underwent an MRI which
revealed a damaged shoulder that is poised to keep the Florida International
product out for a while.
"We're going to end up having to put him on injury, waive him, and eventually
bring him back on injured reserve," Frazier said after a Monday practice
session. "He tore the labrum, I think it was, so it's going to require
surgery, major surgery, so it's going to take awhile, I think three to four
To fill the roster spot, Minnesota signed defensive back Chris Stroud, a
rookie out of Webber International.
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