Nov 11, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; New York Jets tackle Vladimir Ducasse (62) stretches prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated New York 28-7. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings Will Sign Guard Vlad Ducasse


More offensive line depth on the way for the Vikings? It certainly looks that way.

Kristian Dyer of Comcast Sports Net reports that the Vikings are “likely” to sign former Jets guard Vlad Ducasse.

The Bengals also had interest in Ducasse, Dyer reports.

The Vikings already brought back Charlie Johnson on a two year deal, but it looks like Charlie will have to legitimately win the starting guard job.

2013 draft pick Jeff Baca is also potentially in the mix. The Vikings have reportedly taken a good look at North Dakota State offensive lineman Billy Turner as well.

Guard has been a position of concern all offseason for Minnesota. Before bringing in Johnson and now apparently Ducasse, they also looked at Daryn Colledge and Travelle Wharton.

A native of Haiti, Ducasse was taken by the Jets in the second round of the 2010 draft out of UMass.

The 26-year-old Ducasse started 34 games over his four years in New York, losing his starting job in 2013 to rookie Brian Winters.

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