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March 13, 2020 03:28 PM
David Morgan: Released by Vikings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) has been released by the Vikings, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

A knee injury derailed the tight end's 2019 season and the 2016 sixth-rounder will now look to catch on elsewhere as a depth option. Through 38 NFL contests, the 26-year-old has hauled in 16 passes for 135 yards and a TD.

January 12, 2020 07:52 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Should play in 2020
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan -- who spent the entire 2019 season on the Reserve/PUP list -- is confident he'll be ready to play in 2020, Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reports.

Morgan believes he's ahead of schedule in his recovery from a second knee surgery, which he underwent back in October. The tight end's contract with the Vikings could slide over to 2020 after he failed to see the field in 2019.

October 29, 2019 06:20 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Should be ready by training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) had successful surgery and is expected to be ready for 2020 training camp, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

The Vikings were less optimistic about Morgan's chances of getting healthy for spring drills. They have another big decision to make as well, since they can choose to toll Morgan's contract to secure the tight end for the veteran minimum salary of $735,000 in 2020. The Vikings already have Kyle Rudolph and promising rookie Irv Smith Jr. in tow, so Morgan will only serve as depth if he's kept on board.

October 18, 2019 01:56 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Won't play this season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery to address his knee injury.

Morgan began the regular season on the PUP list with hope to take the field at some point, but his recovery doesn't appear to have gone as planned. He'll focus on getting healthy for 2020. In the meantime, Minnesota will continue to roll with Kyle Rudolph, Irv Smith Jr. and Tyler Conklin at tight end.

August 31, 2019 06:24 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: PUP stint continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) will start the regular season on the PUP list, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

Morgan continues to recover from knee surgery and has been sidelined for all of training camp. Morgan will need to stay on the PUP list for the first six weeks of the season before he's eligible to return. His absence could open the door for rookie Irv Smith Jr. to see an increase in snaps.

July 26, 2019 01:12 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Placed on PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Vikings placed Morgan (knee) on the PUP list Friday, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Morgan is recovering from offseason knee surgery. When healthy, the 2016 sixth-round pick will serve a depth role at the tight end position.

June 15, 2019 02:56 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Undergoes minor knee surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan recently underwent minor arthroscopic knee surgery to clean up a lingering injury and should be ready for training camp, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

Morgan injured his knee last season, but was still dealing with lingering issues from it. As a result, he opted to play it safe with the surgery in order to in order to ensure his health going forward. He is projected to provide depth at tight end this season.

June 11, 2019 06:32 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Out to start minicamp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (undisclosed) didn't participate in Tuesday's minicamp practice, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

Morgan wasn't able to practice during OTAs either, and the extent of his absence is unclear. It's interesting to note that Morgan did go through knee injuries in 2018, so the absence could have something to do with that. His chances for an uptick in playing time next season took a severe hit when Kyle Rudolph surprisingly signed a four-year, $36 million extension with the Vikings on Monday.

May 23, 2019 02:44 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Not practicing during OTAs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan isn't participating in OTAs, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

The report doesn't specify a reason for Morgan's absence, but it's possible that he underwent offseason surgery to address the knee injury that plagued him throughout the 2018 season. It's not clear when he's expected to resume practicing in full.

January 18, 2019 01:44 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Quiet 2018 season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan caught five passes for 36 yards in 11 games this season.

Morgan saw all of his production come within his first four games as he missed four midseason games due to a knee issue, only to receive no targets upon his return. The 25-year-old has 16 career receptions for 135 yards and one touchdown in 38 games. He's under contract for one more season with the Vikings.

December 22, 2018 10:12 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Ready to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) does not have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Lions.

Morgan will play through a lingering knee issue during Sunday's divisional tilt. Expect the third-year tight end to see most of his offensive usage as a blocker, as usual.

December 19, 2018 10:04 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Limited in practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.

Morgan continues to nurse his lingering knee issue. The depth tight end was able to play through his injury during Sunday's win over the Dolphins after having missed four straight games. If Morgan is able to suit up against the Lions in Week 16, his blocking abilities will bring a notable boost to the Vikings' offense.

December 16, 2018 11:44 AM
Vikings' David Morgan: Active against Miami
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) is active for Sunday's game against Miami, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

He's missed four games due to the injury but returned to practice this week. Morgan's absence has been frequently cited in Minnesota's offensive struggles the past few games due to his blocking ability.

December 14, 2018 03:24 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

Morgan was a limited practice participant this week to earn the questionable tag and has a chance to return after missing the last four games. Tyler Conklin will continue to serve as the Vikings' No. 2 tight end should Morgan be unable to suit up Sunday.

December 8, 2018 01:52 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Out Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) has been ruled out ahead of Monday's contest against the Seahawks.

Morgan is now slated to miss his fourth consecutive game after suffering a knee injury in Week 9. Tyler Conklin is expected to serve as the Vikings' No. 2 tight end in his absence with Kyle Rudolph slated to take on his typical role as the starter.

December 7, 2018 05:08 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Sits out Friday's practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) didn't participate at practice Friday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Morgan suffered the knee injury Week 9 against the Lions and has missed the last three games. The 25-year-old appears questionable at best for Monday's game at Seattle and will likely need to return to practice Saturday in order to have any chance of suiting up.

December 1, 2018 02:04 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Won't play Week 13
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's Week 13 game against the Patriots, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Morgan suffered the knee injury Week 11 against the Bears and will miss his second straight game. Tyler Conklin should continue to serve as the Vikings' No. 2 tight end behind starter Kyle Rudulph in his absence.

November 29, 2018 11:04 AM
Vikings' David Morgan: No practice to begin week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) did not practice Wednesday.

Morgan continues to nurse a knee issue suffered during a Week 9 win over the Lions. The third-year tight end has missed two consecutive games due to the injury and likely will need to fully practice at some point this week for any chance of suiting up against the Patriots on Sunday.

November 23, 2018 02:12 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Won't play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Morgan will miss his second straight game since suffering the knee injury Week 9 against the Lions. Tyler Conklin will continue to see limited snaps as the Vikings' No. 2 tight end in his stead.

November 16, 2018 02:32 PM
Vikings' David Morgan: Won't play Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Morgan (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.

Morgan sustained the knee injury Week 9 prior to the Vikings' bye and was unable to return to practice this week. Tyler Conklin will serve as the team's No. 2 tight end behind Kyle Rudolph in Sunday's divisional matchup.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/265
Birthdate:
5/19/1993
Age:
27
Hometown:
Buchanan Dam, TX, USA
School:
Texas-San Antonio
NFL Experience:
5
Awards: