Report: Vikings will cut TE John Carlson
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Report: Vikings will cut TE John Carlson

This day of mediocre fantasy commodities getting cut continues with the report from FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo that the Vikings will release tight end John Carlson soon. Garafolo has been told by a source that Carlson and the Vikings were open to a contract restructuring but couldn't come to an agreement.
Carlson, 29, signed a five-year, $25 million deal two seasons ago. In that time, he caught 40 passes for a total of 387 yards.
He joined Le'Ron McClain and Jason Avant as men without a team today.

Fantasy Analysis:

Concussions have become what Carlson is most known for lately. He has suffered at least one in each of the past two years, but he wants to keep playing. The Vikings will be fine at this position with Kyle Rudolph @KyleRudolph82.

Mike Garafolo via Twitter

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FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
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I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I was an undergraduate from the University of Central Florida, and a master's graduate from Cal State University, Northridge specializing in journalism/mass communication. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.

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