A New Quarterback signed by Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan to the practice squad.
Morgan is in his first season in the NFL after going undrafted in the 2023 NFL Draft.
Morgan was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent following the draft, but did not make the 53-man roster.
Morgan adds depth to the Vikings' quarterback position behind veteran starter Kirk Cousins.It is unlikely that Morgan will see much playing time this season, if any.
Morgan is a local product, having played college football at the University of Minnesota.
Morgan is the all-time leading passer in Minnesota Golden Gophers history.Morgan is known for his accuracy, decision-making, and leadership.
Morgan is a developmental prospect with the potential to be a backup quarterback in the NFL.
The Vikings' signing of Morgan is a homecoming for the former Gophers star.
Morgan will have the opportunity to learn from Cousins and compete for a backup quarterback spot with Nick Mullens.