The Vikings announced a variety of roster moves before Sunday's first practice of training camp. The team placed linebacker Casey Matthews on the Reserve/Injured list with cornerback Josh Robinson being placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list. Moreover, defensive tackle Shamar Stephen and wide receiver DaVaris Daniels were placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list.
The Vikings have signed linebacker Casey Matthews to a contract, according to the team. "It's great to be here," Matthews told Vikings.com. "I'm looking forward to a new opportunity and a new chapter in my life." Matthews was visiting the Vikings on Tuesday and now the team has announced his signing. Entering his fifth season in the NFL, the 26-year-old has recorded 112 total tackles, 2.5 sacks and one forced fumble.
Linebacker Casey Matthews is visiting the Vikings on Tuesday, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Matthews spent four seasons with the Eagles prior to becoming an unrestricted free agent this offseason. In 2014, he had career-highs in games started (11), total tackles (53) and sacks (1.5).
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will miss the final game of the season with a collarbone injury. It will be Foles' eighth straight game out after suffering the injury Nov. 2 against the Texans. Cornerback Bradley Fletcher is also questionable for Sunday's game against the Giants witha a hip injury. Jordan Matthews (knee), Beau Allen (shoulder), Brandon Bair (knee), Trent Cole (hand), Mychal Kendricks (ankle), Chris Maragos (Hamstring) and Casey Matthews (non-injury related) are all considered probable for the game. The Eagles are 3-point underdogs against the Giants Sunday.
Eagles linebacker Casey Matthews returned to action Friday night against the Patriots in preseason action. Matthews, who left the first preseason game with a back injury, finished the game without a tackle.