The Minnesota Vikings announce the following roster move:
Stephen Weatherly, DE, 6th year* (Vanderbilt)
*Experience for the 2021 season
Weatherly rejoins the Minnesota Vikings following one season with the Carolina Panthers. A seventh-round pick out of Vanderbilt in the 2016 NFL Draft, Weatherly spent the first four years of his career in Minnesota where he played in 49 games with seven starts. He signed with the Panthers as a free agent in 2020 and started in all nine games he appeared in, totaling 17 tackles and one tackle for loss. For his career, Weatherly has recorded 84 tackles, 6.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and 14 tackles for loss.
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