Dozier signed a contract with the Vikings on Thursday, Eric Smith of the team's official site reports.
Dozier has spent the previous five seasons with the Jets and appeared in 37 total games with seven starts, all at right guard. He'll initially provide Minnesota with depth at offensive line.
The Jets have ruled the following players inactive for Sunday's divisional clash against the Patriots in Week 16: T.J. Barnes, Dakota Dozier, Jaiquawn Jarrett, Wesley Johnson, Rontez Miles, Walt Powell and Matt Simms.
The New York Jets listed defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson (toe), guard Dakota Dozier, offensive lineman Wesley Johnson, wide receiver Walt Powell, defensive back Josh Thomas, quarterback Matt Simms and cornerback Antonio Allen as inactive Sunday at Tennessee.
The Jets deemed defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson (toe) as inactive for Sunday's game against Minnesota.
The following players were also listed as inactive: tight end Jace Amaro (concussion), guard Dakota Dozier, offensive tackle Wesley Johnson, wide receiver Walt Powell, quarterback Matt Simms and defensive back Josh Thomas.
The Jets declared defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (toe), quarterback Matt Simms, cornerback Josh Thomas, tight end Jace Amaro (concussion), offensive tackles Dakota Dozier and Wesley Johnson and wideout Walt Powell inactive for Monday's game against the Dolphins.
Expected scratch Darrin Walls is the lone injured player on the inactive list submitted by the Jets for their Sunday game against the Steelers. The cornerback is dealing with a calf injury that prevented him from practicing all week.
The healthy scratches are defensive linemen Ikemefuna Enemkpali and T.J. Barnes, offensive linemen Wesley Johnson and Dakota Dozier, wideout Walt Powell and quarterback Matt Simms .
Jets quarterback Geno Smith was listed as inactive Sunday against the Chiefs due to a shoulder injury. Smith was going to be the backup quarterback to Michael Vick, if he was active.
The other Jets inactives for Week 9 were Walt Powell, Darrin Walls, IK Enemkpali, Dakota Dozier, Wesley Johnson and T.J. Barnes.
The Jets have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Week 8 matchup with the Bills: linebacker Trevor Reilly (knee), wide receivers Greg Salas (wrist, ankle) and Walt Powell, linebacker IK Enemkpali, guards Dakota Dozier and Wesley Johnson and nose tackle T.J. Barnes.
Reilly and Salas were both questionable going into the game but are unable to suit up. With two receivers inactive, Percy Harvin could be in for a role in both the return game and on offense. The team had ten players listed as probable on the final injury report and all are active for the game.
The following players have been ruled inactive for the Jets Week 7 at New England: T.J. Barnes, Dakota Dozier, Wesley Johnson, Chris Owusu, Trevor Reilly, Greg Salas and Josh Thomas.
Despite a lengthy injury report, the Jets have just two injured inactives for their Sunday game against visiting Denver. The headliner is wide receiver David Nelson (ankle). The other is safety Josh Bush (quad).
The healthy scratches are defensive lineman T.J. Barnes, guard Dakota Dozier, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali, tackle Ben Ijalana and wideout Chris Owusu.
The Jets have made Eric Decker, Chris Owusu, Ben Ijalana, A.J. Edds, Dakota Dozier, T.J. Barnes and Kenrick Ellis inactive Week 5 against the Chargers.
Decker was the big question mark. He entered the game considered questionable due to a hamstring injury. After a pre-game workout, it was determined he would not go.
The following players were listed inactive for the Jets in Week 4 at home against the Lions: Dakota Dozier, A.J. Edds, Kenrick Ellis, IK Enemkpali, Ben Ijalana, Dee Milliner (quadriceps) and Jalen Saunders.
The Jets declared defensive tackle T.J. Barnes, guard Dakota Dozier, linebacker A.J. Edds (hamstring), receiver Walt Powell, offensive tackle Ben Ijalana, cornerback Dee Milliner and linebacker IK Enemkpali inactive for Monday night's game against the Bears.
The Jets have announced that the following players are inactive for Week 2's matchup with the Packers: defensive tackle T.J. Barnes, defensive back Josh Bush, linebackers A.J. Edds and IK Enemkpali, offensive tackle Ben Ijalana, guard Dakota Dozier and wide receiver Walt Powell.
Bush was questionable to play with a quad injury, while Edds had already been ruled out with a hamstring issue. Enemkpali was probable in the injury report with a foot injury but will not play.
The Jets' list of inactives for Week 1 against the Raiders includes defensive back Josh Bush (quadriceps), defensive lineman IK Emenkpali (foot), defensive back Dee Milliner (ankle), offensive lineman Dakota Dozier, offensive lineman Ben Ijalana, defensive back Leon McFadden and wide receiver Walt Powell.
Dozier, Ijalana, McFadden and Powell are all healthy scratches.
The Jets signed fourth-round pick Dakota Dozier, an offensive lineman from Furman, to a four-year deal worth about $2.5 million, reports ESPN.com. Dozier played left tackle in college but is expected to move to guard, the report said.
With the 137th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected offensive guard Dakota Dozier from Furman.
Standing at 6-foot-4, 313 pounds, Dozier was an Associated Press FCS First Team All-American selection in 2013. He also started in all but one of his 45 games for the Paladins.
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