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Vikes cut kicker Kai Forbath; rookie Daniel Carlson gets job

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have completed their plan to turn over their kicking duties to rookie Daniel Carlson, releasing veteran Kai Forbath with two weeks remaining in the preseason.

For all the training camp drills and exhibition game extra points the Vikings can give Carlson, there's no way for him to experience the pressure and scrutiny that comes with the job on a championship-chasing team.

For all the calm the Southeastern Conference's all-time scoring leader has exhibited around Vikings headquarters since they drafted him out of Auburn in the fifth round in April, there's no way for them to know how he'll handle the enormous responsibility until September.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Chicago 000-
Detroit 000-
Green Bay 000-
Minnesota 000-
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: C. Keenum3547
Pass TDs: C. Keenum22
Rush Yds: L. Murray842
Rush TDs: L. Murray8
Rec Yds: A. Thielen1276
Rec TDs: S. Diggs8
Int: H. Smith5
Sacks: E. Griffen13.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5710 (11)
Passing Yards: 3929 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1957 (7)
Points per game: 23.9 (10)
Yards per game: 356.9 (11)
Touchdowns: 40 (7)
Field Goals: 32 (9)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4415 (1)
Passing Yards: 3329 (2)
Rushing Yards: 1337 (2)
Points per game: 15.8 (1)
Yards per game: 275.9 (1)
Touchdowns: 23 (1)
Field Goals: 27 (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/20 K. Forbath cut
8/20 C. Lang cut
8/20 J. Price cut
8/20 J. Stanton cut
8/20 K. McCrary signed
8/20 K. Are signed
8/20 A. Aruna on IR right knee
8/13 K. Johnson signed
8/13 N. Easton on IR neck
7/31 S. Diggs re-signed Five-year extension (through 2023)
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/20 A. Aruna right knee (IR)
8/13 N. Easton neck (IR)
6/21 H. Mata'afa torn ACL (IR)
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