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Vikings' Nick Vigil: Reinstated from reserve/COVID-19
Vigil was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.
Vigil missed the Vikings' Week 17 loss to the Packers after being placed on the COVID list last Thursday, but he will return for the team's season finale against the Bears on Sunday. In 15 games this season, the linebacker has made 78 tackles including a sack while also intercepting a pass, which he returned for a touchdown.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Placed on COVID-19 list
The Vikings placed Vigil (undisclosed) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.
While it's not yet clear whether Vigil has tested positive for COVID-19, it appears likely that he'll be unavailable for Sunday night's matchup against the Packers. Chazz Surratt (illness) and Blake Lynch could see increased playing time in Week 17.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Makes 15 tackles in loss to Lions
Vigil had 15 tackles (nine solo) during Sunday's divisional loss to the Lions.
Vigil played 100 percent of defensive snaps and took on an even more key role than usual with both Eric Kendricks (biceps) and Anthony Barr (knee) sidelined. Depending on the health of Minnesota's linebacker corps, Vigil could end up playing another every-down role versus the Steelers on Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Increased workload Sunday
Vigil had two total tackles and a QB hit in Sunday's win at the Chargers.
Vigil played on all 59 of the defensive snaps as he stayed on the field in passing situations with Anthony Barr out with a knee injury. Vigil usually comes off the field with Barr staying on the field in nickel and dime packages. Vigil graded well in coverage and continues to impress when pressed into increased playing time, even if his tackle totals didn't show it Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Reduced workload Sunday
Vigil had six total tackles in Sunday's win over Detroit. He moved to a lesser role with Anthony Barr back from a knee injury.
Vigil played a season-low 25 snaps on defense with Barr returning but still had a decent tackle total. Vigil started at weak-side linebacker, but he came off the field in most passing situations with Barr staying on the field, which limited his upside.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Full practice Thursday
Vigil was a full participant at Thursday's practice.
The 28-year-old was out Wednesday with an ankle injury before returning Thursday for a full practice. He'll fill his usual role in the middle of the Vikings defense when they face the Lions on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Nursing ankle issue
Vigil didn't practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury.
Vigil apparently sustained the injury during Sunday's loss to the Browns, though he still played every snap in the contest. The 28-year-old may need to return practice within the next couple days to have a chance of suiting up Week 5.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Returns INT for TD against Arizona
Vigil had eight total tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Arizona.
Vigil played on all 61 defensive snaps, staying on the field in nickel and dime packages along with Eric Kendricks with Anthony Barr out with a knee injury. It's not clear when Barr will return, but Vigil could stay on the field in passing situations based on his production the first two games.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Not on injury report
Vigil (ankle) was not listed on the Vikings' injury report ahead of Sunday's contest against the Cardinals, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official website reports.
Vigil was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday before handling every rep to cap Week 2 prep. The 27-year-old drew the start in place of Anthony Barr (knee) during Week 1, registering 10 total tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack across 69 defensive snaps.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Limited participant in practice
Vigil (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday.
Vigil had a strong season opener with Anthony Barr (knee) out, as he played in every defensive snap. Since then, the linebacker has injured his ankle and his status for Sunday's Week 2 matchup is uncertain. If Vigil is unable to play against the Cardinals, it's possible Chazz Surratt takes over his lost snaps.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Productive game with Barr out
Vigil had 10 total tackles, a sack, two tackles for a loss and a QB hit in Sunday's loss at Cincinnati.
Vigil played all 69 of the defense's snaps, as he stayed on the field in nickel and dime packages along with Eric Kendricks with Anthony Barr out with a knee injury. Barr may remain on the field with Vigil going to the sideline in nickel packages, but Barr may be eased into action even when he does return.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Early lead on starting LB role
Vigil has taken the early lead in the Vikings' weak-side linebacker competition, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
He's competing with Troy Dye, Chazz Surratt and Cameron Smith for the weak-side job, with Eric Wilson departing in free agency. However, the weak-side linebacker doesn't get many snaps in the Minnesota defense as the position comes off the field in nickle and dime packages.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Nick Vigil: Signs in Minnesota
Vigil signed a one-year deal worth over $1 million guaranteed, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Vigil is joining his third NFL franchise in six seasons. He was a member of the Chargers for one year in 2020, but he saw a significant downturn in role and production. He'll now look to regain some of his value as a depth linebacker with Minnesota before hitting the free-agent market again after the 2021 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Nick Vigil: Notches first sack
Vigil had nine tackles (six solo) and a sack during Thursday's 30-27 overtime win over the Raiders.
Vigil got off to a slow start this season, but he now has 32 total tackles over his last four games. The 27-year-old doesn't possess much upside as a pass rusher, as he's never had more than one sack in a single season, but his recent usage as a run stopper has provided a fair floor in IDP formats.... See More ... See Less
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|School: Utah State|