After the Vikings released CB A.J. Jefferson, most assumed the team would search for a cornerback to fill the gap that was left. But that just wasn’t the case.
Minnesota has signed offensive lineman Mike Remmers to the active squad. Remmers played his college football at Oregon State and went undrafted in 2012. He was then signed by the Denver Broncos as a free agent. In week 4 of the preseason that year, he was released.
Remmers got another chance with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad after that. He must have impressed the Chargers, because they signed him to the active roster in October of 2013. But his time there didn’t last either, as he was released on November 23rd of this year.
It has to be imagined that Remmers is just a placeholder until Harrison Smith returns from short term injured reserve. Unless he can prove himself in that short period of time to be too valuable of an asset at offensive tackle or guard to release, that will most likely be his fate as a Viking.