Vikings wideout Chad Beebe might miss some time. Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press tweets that the receiver could miss multiple games with a hamstring injury. Beebe suffered the injury during practice on Wednesday.
If the injury linger, Tomasson wonders if the Vikings would ultimately place the wideout on the injured reserve. If the team wanted some offensive reinforcement as soon as possible, the writer also suggests that the team could promote tight end Cole Hikutini from the practice squad.
Beebe, an undrafted rookie out of Northern Illinois, has already made a name for himself during his short stint with the Vikings. After going undrafted, he caught on with Minnesota, and he landed on the team’s practice squad following the preseason. He was promoted to the active roster earlier this month, and he’s hauled in four receptions for 39 yards. He also compiled a special teams tackle. If he misses any time, wideouts Brandon Zylstra or Aldrick Robinson could see more opportunities on offense.
Hikutini was an undrafted rookie out of Louisville in 2017. The 24-year-old appeared in four games with the 49ers last season, hauling in two receptions for 15 yards. The tight end signed with the Vikings practice squad in early September.
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