Vikings waive Daniel Carlson, set to sign Daniel Bailey

He made three big misses on Sunday.
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The Vikings have waived kicker Daniel Carlson, with former Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey set to sign with Minnesota.

NFL.com's Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport broke the news on Monday afternoon.

Pelissero reports that the Vikings have waived the rookie kicker, while Rapoport followed it up by saying they have agreed terms with Bailey.

Carlson missed three field goals against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, two of which happened in overtime and the last of which, from 35 yards, cost the Vikings victory in a 29-29 tie.

The Vikings traded into the 5th round of this year's NFL Draft to get Carlson, and chose him as their starting kicker over Kai Forbath, who was released.

Bailey, who is the second most accurate kicker in NFL history, has been brought to Minnesota for a physical, Mike Zimmer said on Monday.

He is just 30 years old and has connected on 88.2 percent of his 211 career attempts, and he's 60-of-63 on kicks of 30-39 yards.

Zimmer explained the decision to cut Carlson.

The Vikings have also confirmed they've signed wide receiver Aldrick Robinson on Monday.

The veteran receiver was released by the 49ers in August, entering his seventh NFL season. He has totaled 69 catches for 1,191 yards and 9 TDs in 68 games.

It comes as the Vikings' 3rd receiver, Laquon Treadwell, struggled against Green Bay, dropping two crucial passes, one of which went for an interception.

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