Amid a rash of training camp injuries in the defensive backfield, former receiver Ben Nelson is…
Nelson the Next Troy Brown?
The Vikings moved Nelson from WR to safety due to depth problems in the secondary. Whether or not the move is simply temporary or whether the team will try to make a permanent go with Nelson on the other side of the ball has yet to be seen. But, if nothing else, it gives him a new career path to explore.
* Aside from Nelson moving to safety, the Vikings were without three of their top four cornerbacks during Friday's scrimmage.
* The Vikings announced the signing of WRs Avion Black and Daryl Jones Friday.
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