At linebacker the starters are pretty much set with Barr, Kendricks, and Greenway. Behind those three the only locks (or closest thing you can get to a lock) appear to be Audie Cole and Gerald Hodges. So when you look deep at the roster, Mauti’s real competition to make the final roster will be some of the younger guys and FA signings like Brandon Watts (7th rounder in 2014), Edmond...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have placed linebacker Michael Mauti on injured reserve and signed offensive tackle Carter Bykowski off San Francisco's practice squad. Coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that Mauti needed minor surgery on his knee. The second-year player from Penn State has played almost exclusively on special teams. Bykowski had been on the practice...
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December 10, 2014 | Discuss
Trindon Holliday is a tiny man (5'5" and a 166 pounds), but he is a fast-as-heck tiny man. When he gets up a head of steam and has a little territory to work with he can really make some magic happen. There is just one problem. As small as he is when the opposition puts a helmet on him it looks really, really bad.Like it did Sunday when Michael Mauti of the Vikings cover team got...
MANKATO, Minn. -- Despite the Minnesota Vikings trying to identify a middle linebacker, Michael Mauti was moved from his familiar spot in the middle to the outside in coach Mike Zimmer's 4-3 defense. First, Mauti was tried at the strongside spot. Then he was moved to the weakside. The moves would seem to indicate Mauti, the second-year player out of Penn State, was out of the running...
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