Browning signed a reserve/future contract with the Vikings on Sunday.
This move will give Minnesota the inside track on retaining Browning next season in a practice squad role. The 23-year-old quarterback will try to make the team out of camp next season.
Browning signed with the Vikings' practice squad on Sunday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Browning received the largest signing bonus ever for an undrafted free agent back in April, but he ended up being waived ahead of Saturday's roster deadline. The 23-year-old played in only two preseason games and completed 10 of 13 passes for 64 yards with one interception.
Browning was waived by Minnesota on Saturday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Browning made headlines when he was given the largest signing bonus ever for an undrafted free agent back in April. He was battling for the backup quarterback spot in Minnesota and ultimately lost out to Sean Mannion. There's a chance Browning gets picked up off waivers by another team but, if not, he'll be a strong practice squad candidate for several clubs.
Browning has agreed to a contract with Minnesota with what is believed to be the largest signing bonus, $140,000, for an undrafted free agent, the Seattle Times reports.
Browning is the Washington Huskies' all-time passing leader, throwing for 12,296 yards and 94 touchdowns. The Vikings signed Sean Mannion to be Kirk Cousins' backup, but he's hardly set in the job and there could be a competition this summer.