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Ravens trade kicker Vedvik to Vikings for decide on

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The Ravens traded kicker Kaare Vedvik to the Vikings for an undisclosed draft pick, Baltimore announced Sunday.

A league source advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Baltimore will acquire a 2020 fifth-round draft select from Minnesota.

The trade is contingent on Vedvik passing a physical for the Vikings, the Ravens stated.

At the very least 4 groups had referred to as the Ravens to inquire about investing for Vedvik, a supply informed Schefter.

The Vikings could wind up using Vedvik as their kicker and punter. Veteran Dan Bailey is at present the Vikings’ kicker.

Vedvik related on 4 subject aims, which include a 55-yarder, in Thursday’s preseason opener.

The Ravens don’t have to do anything in the quick expression but will deal the kicker at some stage this summer season.

Vedvik showed equal assure very last preseason but was the target of an assault in East Baltimore before the Ravens could deal him to one more group. He was hospitalized past September right after becoming identified by itself with multiple facial accidents. Vedvik, who had originally absent out with teammates that night, explained to the team that he failed to don’t forget how he ended up at the location where he was uncovered.

Baltimore placed Vedvik on the non-football-injuries listing, which commenced his yearlong comeback. He began gradually, kicking once a week ahead of ramping up his exercise sessions.

Vedvik is probable to be dealt due to the fact the Ravens already have Justin Tucker, who is the most exact kicker in NFL history having converted on 90.1% of his field objectives in his profession.

Baltimore gave Tucker a four-yr extension this offseason, which a source explained is well worth $20.45 million and features a $12.5 million assurance.

ESPN’s Jamison Hensley contributed to this report.

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