Trade Deadline = Vikings Staying Put

It appears that the Vikings have let the NFL trade deadline come and go without making a deal. This news should come as a surprise to no one after the Vikings made a splash two weeks ago bringing back someone by the name of Randy Moss. Checking other teams in the league, today was about as amusing as watching ice melt.

A couple of weeks ago the only player I felt had a punchers chance of being moved was Tyrell Johnson. Johnson was last years starting strong safety and has fallen to third string slash occasionally being inactive status. Maybe some team dangles a late round pick and Vikes wish him the best of luck on a change of scenery. However, with Hussain Abdullah’s status (concussion) uncertain against Green Bay, Johnson is likely to see time this weekend for added depth in secondary.

Jon Merckle may be followed on Twitter @thevikingpig

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