Hodges (head) was waived by the Vikings off injured reserve Tuesday after both sides reached an injury settlement, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Hodges was waived/injured by the club during final roster cuts prior to Week 1, and ultimately reverted to the IR. He will now be free to find a new opportunity once he fully recovers from his head injury.
Hodges was competing for an opportunity to back up Kyle Rudolph at tight end before suffering a head injury. He will now remain on the Vikings' IR for the remainder of the season unless both parties reach an injury settlement.
Hodges (head) was waived/injured by the Vikings on Sunday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Hodges, who appears to be going through concussion protocol, was waived to make room for the signing of tight end Blake Bell. He'll likely end up on the team's injured reserve after clearing waivers.
Hodges left Thursday's game against the Dolphins and is being evaluated for a concussion.
Hodges has shown sparks this preseason that prove he could be useful to keep around as a fourth tight end, so keeping an eye on his recovery wouldn't be wasted energy.
Hodges got time with the first-team offense and had one reception for ten yards in Sunday's preseason win over the 49ers.
Hodges was reportedly slow to aclimate to the NFL early in training camp, but he's improved in the preseason and got time with the first stringers with Kyle Rudolph sitting out the game. He'll likely begin the season fourth on the depth chart, but it may be worth watching his development.