Easton will sign a four-year, $24 million contract with the Saints, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Easton sat out all of last season after undergoing surgery to fix a herniated disc. He reportedly is on the verge of receiving full medical clearance, so he should be good to go by the time training camp rolls around with his new team. The sizable contract suggests New Orleans views Easton as a possible replacement for center Max Unger, who recently decided to retire.
Easton (neck) is expected to receive full medical clearance in the near future, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Easton is recovering from a herniated disc in his neck, but his expected to return to full health is great news for his prospects as he heads into unrestricted free agency in March.
Easton (neck) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Chad Graff of The Athletic Minnesota reports.
The decision to place Easton on IR was rather easy following the news that he'd need neck surgery and subsequently miss the entire 2018 season. Tom Compton will take over at left guard for the Vikings moving forward.
Easton (neck) underwent surgery to correct a herniated disc Thursday and will likely miss the entire 2018 season, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
The loss of Easton is a huge blow to the Vikings' Super Bowl aspirations. Easton was expected to help anchor one of the NFC's stronger offensive lines in 2018. If there is a silver lining to be found, it's that Easton's career does not appear to be in jeopardy. For now, it looks like Tom Compton will slide into what was formerly Easton's spot at left guard.
Easton is seeking a second opinion for neck and back injuries and did not participate in Monday's practice, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Easton missed Saturday's practice due to undisclosed injuries, and he was also sidelined Monday. Although the 25-year-old received medical clearance to practice back in April, he's apparently yet to return to full health. Easton struggled in 12 starts last year, but he's expected to man the left guard spot once again if he can avoid the injury bug.
Easton (ankle) is participating in spring workouts, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Easton fractured his right ankle in late December but didn't require a lengthy recovery process. His participation in spring workouts implies he has received medical clearance from the Vikings' medical staff. Though he's currently set to play the 2018 season on an expiring contract, Easton and the Vikings reportedly have mutual interest in a long-term deal, according to Tomasson.
Easton (ankle) signed his restricted free agent tender with the Vikings on Monday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Easton's deal is worth $2.9 million and should solidify him a starting spot on the offensive line for 2018. Following the contract agreement, he joined the team for the start of offseason workouts, but there's no guarantee he's over the broken right ankle that he suffered Week 16.
Easton (ankle) noted he will be ready for spring drills, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Easton fractured his right ankle in Week 16's win over the Packers, but the lineman doesn't speculate he'll miss any extra time in the offseason because of the injury. It is important to note the 25-year-old center is now a restricted free agent.
The Vikings placed Easton (ankle) on injured reserve Tuesday.
Easton was projected to miss 6-to-8 weeks after fracturing his ankle in Saturday's 16-0 win over the Packers and requiring surgery, making it an easy decision for the Vikings to shut him down for the season in order to open a roster spot. Jeremiah Sirles is slated to start at left guard in place of Easton in Week 17 against the Bears and for the duration of Minnesota's playoff run.
Easton (ankle) will require surgery on his fractured ankle and is looking at a six-to-eight week timeline for recovery, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.
Easton, who sustained the broken ankle during Saturday's victory over Green Bay, is done for the year regardless of how far the Vikings make it in the postseason. However, he should be operating at full force once offseason workouts commence in April. For now, Minnesota presumably will move forward with Jeremiah Sirles at guard.
Easton suffered a fractured right ankle during Saturday's 16-0 win over the Packers and will require surgery, Andrew Krammer of the Minnesapolis Star-Tribune reports.
The injury likely means Easton will miss the rest of the season, including the duration of the Vikings' playoff run. Jeremiah Sirles is next in line to replace Easton as the club's starting left guard.
Easton (ankle) is out for the rest of Saturday's game against the Packers.
Easton's injury looked ugly and more details on the nature of his injury will likely be released by the time practices resume at the latest. He'll continue to be replaced by Jeremiah Sirles.
Easton injured his ankle against the Packers on Saturday and is questionable to return.
Easton had his right leg rolled up on during a play in the first quarter of Saturday's game. Jeremiah Sirles will replace Easton for the time being.
Easton (calf) was a full participant at the Vikings' practice Wednesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Easton has sat out the last three games but appears fully recovered following the Vikings' Week 9 bye. The 25-year-old should reclaim his starting spot at left guard, but that likely is dependent on sustained practice participation through the rest of the week.
Easton (calf) is inactive for Sunday's game versus the Browns in London.
Taking a seat for a third week in a row due to an injured calf, Easton will again yield left guard to Danny Isidora, per Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Easton (calf) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns.
After missing the last two games, the pressure is on Easton to return for Sunday's contest with backup guard Jeremiah Sirles already ruled outt. Should both be ruled out, rookie Danny Isidora would be in line to get the start.
Easton (calf) will sit out of Sunday's game against the Packers.
Easton will be replaced by Jeremiah Sirles until he's healthy enough to play.
Easton suffered a calf injury in the fourth quarter of Monday's game against the Bears and is considered doubtful to return.
If Easton ends up having a significant injury, Jeremiah Sirles will be his likely replacement over the long term.
Easton (ankle) will play in the Vikings' Week 2 home opener against the Packers.
Easton was unable to lace up in the season opener, but managed to practice in full capacity on Friday after logging limited sessions Wednesday and Thursday. He projects to assume a backup center role.
The Ravens agreed to send offensive lineman Nick Easton to the 49ers, the Ravens announced. The Ravens will receive a conditional draft pick. Easton has never appeared in an NFL game. He was undrafted free agent.