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NFC North Standings

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7-2-0 9-3-0
4-3-0 5-6-0
2-4-0 4-7-0
0-7-0 0-10-1

Top Harrison Hand News

  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Activated Thursday

    Hand (undisclosed) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Hand as been sidelined since Oct. 5, presumably after testing positive for COVID-19. He has played exclusively on special teams in two games this season, racking up three tackles in the process.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Lands on COVID list

    Hand (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

    It's unclear whether Hand tested positive for the virus, but he'll be unavailable until he clears the health and safety protocols regardless.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Logs full practice

    Hand (hamstring) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

    Hand missed the last two games due to a hamstring injury. In the season opener, he played exclusively on special teams. Hand will likely serve in a similar role in Week 4 against the Browns if Bashaud Breeland (illness) is good to go.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Activated off COVID-19 list

    The Vikings activated Hand (hamstring) off the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

    Hand spent only two days on the COVID-19 list and will push to play against the Seahawks on Sunday. The 2020 fifth-round pick was unavailable for Week 2 with a hamstring injury, but it's unclear if he is still dealing with the issue. Hand operated primarily in a special-teams capacity during Week 1.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Won't play Week 3

    The Vikings listed Hand (hamstring) as out for Sunday's contest against the Seahawks, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

    Hand was activated off the COVID-19 list Friday, but he still hasn't shaken the hamstring injury that caused him to miss Week 2. The 2020 fifth-round pick has primarily operated in a special-teams capacity for the Vikings this season, so his absence shouldn't have an effect on Minnesota's defensive rotations.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Lands on COVID-19 list

    The Vikings placed Hand on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.

    Hand logged one tackle in 22 special-team snaps during the season opener, but he was unavailable for Week 2 after picking up a hamstring injury. Now, the 2020 fifth-round pick has landed on the COVID-19 list and may miss an extended period of time. He will have to test negative twice within 24 hours before he can be reinstated.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Unavailable Week 2

    Hand (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Arizona, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

    Hand had one tackle in 22 snaps on special teams in the season opener, but he was unable to practice this week due to the hamstring injury. The 2020 fifth-round pick will look to return in Week 3 for the Vikings.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Limited to special teams

    Hand had one tackle and played 22 snaps, all on special teams, in Sunday's overtime loss at Cincinnati.

    Hand, a 2020 fifth-round draft pick, begins the season as a reserve cornerback and may be limited to special teams.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Gearing up Sunday

    Hand (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game versus the Lions.

    Hand was limited in practice all week but has been cleared for Sunday's contest. The rookie fifth-rounder should handle a large workload as one of just four healthy cornerbacks for Minnesota. Hand may even start with Cameron Dantzler (concussion) inactive.

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  • Vikings' Harrison Hand: Selected by Minnesota

    The Vikings selected Hand in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 169th overall.

    More secondary help continues to join the Vikings, this time from Temple. Hand is likely no more than a depth piece considering his average athleticism and less-than-ideal collegiate tape, but Minnesota desperately needed help in the back four, and Hand should, well, lend a hand in that area.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 185 lbs
Birthplace: USA
Age: 23
Class: Sophomore