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  • MIN +1.5, O/U 48

NFC North Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 13-4-0
4-2-0 8-9-0
2-4-0 6-11-0
2-4-0 3-13-1

2021 Defensive

Total Tackles
Forced Fumbles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 18 2.5 0 0 0

Top Kenny Willekes News

  • Kenny Willekes: Comes off COVID list

    The Vikings activated Willekes (illness) off the practice squad COVID-19 list Friday, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

    Willekes can now resume participating in practice-squad activities. He's appeared in two games with Minnesota this season.

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  • Kenny Willekes: Returns to practice squad

    Willekes (illness) reverted to Minnesota's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

    Willekes was unavailable to take the field Week 10 due to being on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Following this latest transaction, he's now on the practice squad COVID-19 list.

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  • Vikings' Kenny Willekes: Placed on COVID-19 list

    The Vikings placed Willekes (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday.

    Willekes broke out with seven tackles (four solo) and a half-sack versus Baltimore in Week 9, but it looks like he will be forced to miss Sunday's game against the Chargers. Until he fully clears the league's protocols for COVID-19, Willekes will not be eligible to return to team facilities.

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  • Kenny Willekes: Waived by Minnesota

    The Vikings waived Willekes on Tuesday.

    Willekes was a seventh-round selection by the Vikings in 2020, but he spent his rookie season on injured reserve. He may be a candidate for Minnesota's practice squad if he clears waivers.

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  • Vikings' Kenny Willekes: Lands on IR

    The Vikings placed Willekes (leg) on injured reserve Wednesday.

    Willis was spotted on crutches Aug. 28, and the severity of his leg injury is enough to warrant his placement on season-ending IR. The rookie seventh-round pick will set his sights on the 2021 season.

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  • Vikings' Kenny Willekes: Spotted with crutches

    Willekes left the Vikings' practice facility with crutches Friday, Arif Hasan of The Athletic reports.

    There's still no clue about the severity or nature of Willekes' injury, but he'll look to make a swift recovery as the rookie seventh-round pick is depending on a strong training camp to make the final roster.

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  • Vikings' Kenny Willekes: Picked by Minnesota

    The Vikings selected Willekes in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 225th overall.

    Willekes was a Senior Bowl standout and a former Michigan State MVP, as well as one of the nation's top walk-ons. The Vikings continue to pile together a stable of intriguing pass rushers, but the roster might simply not have enough available spots in order for Willekes to make the team.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 264 lbs
Birthplace: Rockford, MI
Age: 24
School: Michigan State
Experience: 3