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Steelers' Dan Chisena: Lands future deal
The Steelers signed Chisena to a reserve/future contract Monday.
Chisena signed a practice-squad deal with the Vikings after failing to make the team's initial 53-man roster and saw two elevations during the 2022 campaign, though 24 of his 26 snaps during those contests came on special teams. Minnesota didn't sign him to a reserve/future contract after being eliminated from the playoffs, making the third-year wideout a free agent. With his new deal, he'll be able to join the Steelers' organization and compete for a roster spot during the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Dan Chisena: Moves back to practice squad
Chisena reverted to Minnesota's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Chisena got his second elevation of the season prior to Sunday's Week 9 win over Washington and didn't see any snaps on offense. He logged 16 snaps on special teams, making one tackle on punt coverage. Chisena has worked almost exclusively as a special teamer during his three NFL seasons.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Elevated from practice squad
Chisena was elevated from the Vikings' practice squad to the active roster Saturday ahead of Sunday's matchup against the Commanders.
Chisena has spent much of the season on the Vikings' practice squad and this marks the second time he has been elevated to the active roster. The first occasion came in Week 5, when he played only two offensive snaps. He is likely to play a limited role once again against the Commanders.... See More ... See Less
Dan Chisena: Returning to practice squad
Chisena reverted to the Vikings' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Chisena earned the elevation with Jalen Nailor inactive due to a hamstring injury. He chipped in with eight snaps on special teams, which lead to one tackle on kick coverage.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Bumped up to active roster
The Vikings elevated Chisena on Saturday from their practice squad to their active roster for Sunday's matchup against the Bears, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.
Chisena draws his first elevation of the season and is in line to make his season debut in Week 5. The 25-year-old wideout has appeared in 25 games for Minnesota over the past two seasons, but he's played primarily on special teams, logging just 11 offensive snaps. The wideout has yet to catch a pass in the NFL.... See More ... See Less
Dan Chisena: Inks practice squad deal
The Vikings signed Chisena (leg) to their practice squad Wednesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
Chisena missed the Vikings' final two preseason games with a leg injury and was waived ahead of Tuesday's 53-man roster deadline. The third-year wideout has appeared in 25 games with Minnesota over the past two seasons, playing almost exclusively on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Waived by Minnesota
Chisena (leg) was cut by the Vikings on Tuesday.
Chisena missed the Vikings' last two preseason games with a leg injury, which may have hurt his chances. He could be signed to the practice squad as the team may need him at some point for his play on special teams, especially punt coverage.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Suffers leg injury
Chisena, who'd been dealing with a lower leg injury during training camp, sustained a similar injury in Sunday's preseason loss at Las Vegas, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. He had one reception for 22 yards on two targets before the injury.
Chisena is a key player on special teams, especially punt coverage. Chisena appeared in 11 games last year, playing all his snaps on special teams. He's a long shot to win any role on offense.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Activated by Vikings
The Vikings activated Chisena from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.
Chisena was away from the team for a week and a half due to the league's COVID-19 protocols, but he'll now be eligible to return to practice. He's played primarily on special teams this year.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Lands on COVID-19 list
Chisena was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday.
Chisena will need to produce back-to-back negative tests at least 24 hours apart or complete a 10-day quarantine before he is able to return to team facilities. The wideout hasn't seen more than five offensive snaps in a game this season, so his potential absence shouldn't impact the Vikings' offensive gameplan.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Signs with Minnesota
The Vikings signed Chisena on Tuesday.
Chisena started the season on the Vikings' injured reserve, but he was waived after being activated to the 53-man roster. The 26-year-old wideout now rejoins the Vikings' active roster and will operate as a depth option.... See More ... See Less
Dan Chisena: Waived by Vikings
Chisena was waived by the Vikings on Saturday.
The wide receiver was activated from injured reserve Wednesday after dealing with an undisclosed injury, but it seems his run with the team has come to an end. He'll look to find another squad, where he can battle for a depth spot at wideout.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Activated from injured reserve
The Vikings activated Chisena (undisclosed) from injured reserve Wednesday.
Chisena returned to practice last week after spending the minimum three weeks on IR, and he has now officially been added to the 53-man roster. The 26-year-old appeared in 14 games for the Vikings last year but didn't see any snaps on offense. He will likely garner a similar role for Minnesota during the 2021 season.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Dan Chisena: Returns to practice Wednesday
Chisena (undisclosed) returned to practice Wednesday, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Chisena spent the minimum three weeks on IR, and he will now have three weeks to be added to the active roster. If he isn't, he will head back to IR for the remainder of the season.... See More ... See Less
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