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November 5, 2019 12:20 PM
Kevin McDermott: Cleared to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott (elbow) has been cleared to play, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

McDermott was released by the Vikings with an injury settlement in August. He has since undergone elbow surgery and completed his recovery, and doctors have given him the green light. McDermott is free to sign with any team that needs a long snapper down the stretch.

August 24, 2019 03:52 PM
Kevin McDermott: Reaches injury settlement with Vikes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott and the Vikings reached an injury settlement Friday that will pay him $150,000 of salary and cover his elbow surgery and rehab, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

McDermott announced Tuesday that he would undergo elbow surgery. The 29-year-old was released by Minnesota 10 days earlier. It's unclear how long McDermott will need to recover or when exactly he'll be able to start looking for another opportunity in the league.

August 21, 2019 12:52 PM
Kevin McDermott: Surgery on tap
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott announced Tuesday via his personal Twitter account that he will undergo elbow surgery.

McDermott spent four seasons as Minnesota's long snapper before parting ways with the team earlier this month. The veteran will turn his attention to getting fully healthy before looking to catch on elsewhere in the league.

August 11, 2019 11:52 PM
Kevin McDermott: Let go by Minnesota
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott was released by the Vikings on Sunday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

The veteran's time as the Vikings' long snapper has officially come to an end with his release Sunday. Rookie Austin Cutting will officially take over at the position this season.

September 27, 2018 10:00 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Back in the game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott returned to Thursday's game with his left pinky heavily wrapped, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

McDermott will resume long snapping duties for the Vikings, with David Morgan returning to his normal backup tight end role.

September 28, 2018 01:56 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Questionable to return with finger injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott is questionable to return to Thursday's contest against the Rams with a finger injury, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.

David Morgan will fill McDermott's role as the Vikings long snapper as long as he is out.

January 13, 2018 06:36 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Clarifies shoulder injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott (shoulder) underwent surgery Monday to repair the labrum in his left shoulder, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

McDermott suffered the injury in the Vikings' Week 16 win over the Packers, but it was originally believed to be a dislocated shoulder. Jeff Overbaugh has since been signed to serve as the team's long-snapper for the remainder of the season.

January 8, 2018 11:52 AM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Undergoes shoulder surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott posted Monday on his personal Instagram account that he underwent successful surgery to repair a dislocated left shoulder.

The Minnesota long snapper suffered the season-ending injury during the Vikings' Week 16 win over the Packers. The team subsequently signed Jeff Overbaugh to handle long-snapping duties the rest of the season.

December 30, 2017 01:52 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Vikings placed McDermott (shoulder) on injured reserve Saturday.

McDermott dislocated his left shoulder in the Vikings' Week 16 victory over the Packers. In his absence, the team has brought in Jeff Overbaugh for long-snapping duties while also promoting fellow center Cornelius Edison from the practice squad. McDermott will now look ahead to the 2018 season.

December 29, 2017 06:36 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Won't play Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott (shoulder) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.

This was to be expected after McDermott was diagnosed with a dislocated left shoulder following the team's Week 16 win over the Packers. The Vikings signed Jeff Overbaugh to serve as the team's long snapper while McDermott is sidelined.

December 24, 2017 01:16 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Testing reveals dislocated shoulder
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott will miss time with a dislocated left shoulder, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

McDermott exited Saturday's victory over the Packers with a previously undisclosed shoulder injury. Reserve tight end David Morgan took over at long snapper in his place for the remainder of the game, but it's likely the Vikings turn to the free-agent market for a more specialized replacement in advance of Week 17's season finale against Chicago.

December 24, 2017 01:08 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Hopeful to return for playoffs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott hopes to return for the playoffs after dislocating his shoulder in Week 16, Andrew Krammer of the Minnesota Star Tribune reports.

McDermott was forced to exit Saturday's game against the Packers due to his shoulder injury, with his long snapping duties being taken over by tight end David Morgan for the remainder of the game. The Vikings may look to sign a temporary long snapper in the meantime, with Morgan likely filling in once again if they decide not to bring in anyone new.

December 24, 2017 12:36 AM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Will have MRI on shoulder
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott will have a MRI on his shoulder to determine the severity of his injury suffered in Saturday's win over the Packers, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

McDermott passed off his long-snapping duties to TE David Morgan for the remainder of the game, and kicker Kai Forbath didn't miss a field goal. If McDermott's injury is season-ending, they may turn to an outside hire instead of sticking with Morgan.

December 23, 2017 10:20 PM
Vikings' Kevin McDermott: Out for rest of game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDermott is out for the rest of Saturday's game against the Packers with a shoulder injury.

McDermott is the Vikings' long snapper, and he'll be replaced by David Morgan for the time being.

June 1, 2015 03:04 PM
Vikings sign snapper Kevin McDermott
by Elliot Smith | CBSSports.com

The Vikings announced Monday that they have signed long snapper Kevin McDermott , per the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. McDermott, who snapped in seven games for the Ravens last season before suffering an elbow injury, will compete with veteran snapper Cullen Loeffler

June 1, 2015 03:07 PM
Report: Vikings to sign long snapper Kevin McDermott
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Vikings will be bringing in competition for the long snapper position. 

The Vikings are planning to long snapper Kevin McDermott, according to ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. He'll compete with veteran long snapper Cullen Leoffler, who was brought back on a one-year deal. 

McDermott was with the Ravens a season ago after Morgan Cox tore his ACL during the season. McDermott's season ended on injured reserve with an elbow injury. 

June 2, 2015 06:55 AM
Niners make flurry of moves Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The 49ers made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.

Among those moves was the placement of cornerback Kenneth Acker and fullback Will Tukuafu on the injured reserve list.

San Francisco cut the following players: T Carter Bykowski, TE Asante Cleveland, WR Lance Lewis, LS Kevin McDermott, CB Darryl Morris, G Al Netter, DL Lawrence Okoye, WR Kassim Osgood, T Michael Philipp, NT Mike Purcell, G Ryan Seymour, LB Shayne Skov, RB Alfonso Smith, G Adam Snyder, S C.J. Spillman, LB Chase Thomas, S Raymond Ventrone, WR L'Damian Washington and RB Glenn Winston.

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Height/Weight:
6-5/240
Birthdate:
1/12/1990
Age:
30
Hometown:
Nashville, TN, USA
School:
UCLA
NFL Experience:
7
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