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Free agent tight end, running back reportedly visiting Vikings

By Derek Wetmore

Only a few minutes after Eddie Lacy signed with the Seattle Seahawks, it was reported the Minnesota Vikings are hosting another running back, Oakland Raiders’ back Latavius Murray.

Raiders’ RB Latavius Murray is visiting the Vikings today, per source.

Jamaal Charles’ visit to Seattle on Wednesday is still on.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2017

Murray was part of a running back trio in Oakland last season, rushing 195 times for 788 yards and 12 touchdown. In 2015, Murray carried the ball 266 times for 1,066 and caught 41 passes.

The Vikings are also hosting Packers tight end Jared Cook.

Barring a deal on visit today with #Seahawks, ex-#Packers tight end Jared Cook’s next visit will be with … the #Vikings, source said.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 14, 2017

Cook, who spent the majority of his career with the Rams, caught 30 passes on 51 targets last season for 377 yards and one touchdown.

The Vikings lost backup tight end Rhett Ellison to free agency. He signed with the New York Giants on a four-year, $18 million deal. Cook’s best season came in 2014 when he grabbed 52 passes.

The post Free agent tight end, running back reportedly visiting Vikings appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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