The Lions placed wide receiver Greg Salas and defensive tackle Corey Wootton on injured reserve Saturday, reports the team's official website. Salas was dealing with a knee injury while Wootton had a torn pectoral.
The Lions signed defensive tackle Corey Wootton to a one-year contract Thursday, according to his agent. Wootton registered 16 tackles and one sack in 15 games for the Vikings last season.
Free-agent defensive end Corey Wootton, formerly of the Vikings, is visiting with the Saints on Wednesday, according to the New Orleans Advocate. Wootton, a five-year veteran who also has played with the Bears, has recorded 86 total tackles, 12.0 sacks, six passes defensed and three forced fumbles.
Defensive tackle Corey Wootton had a tryout with the Jaguars on Thursday, according to the Baltimore Sun. Wootton spent his first four seasons in the NFL with the Bears before joining the Vikings in 2014. Over his five-year career, he has recorded 86 total tackles, 12.0 sacks, six passes defensed and three forced fumbles.
The Vikings have placed 11 players on their Friday injury report, but only two have been deemed worse than questionable. They are ruled-out tight end Kyle Rudolph (abdomen/groin) and doubtful linebacker Gerald Hodges (hamstring). Guard Vladimir Ducasse (knee), safety Antone Exum (ankle) and cornerback Josh Robinson (ankle) are questionable. The probables are tight end Chase Ford (foot), defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (ankle), cornerback Jabari Price (hamstring), safety Harrison Smith (ankle), center John Sullivan (concussion) and defensive end Corey Wootton (back).
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