Vikings waive struggling WR Bernard Berrian - Bring Me The News

Vikings waive struggling WR Bernard Berrian

Wide receiver Bernard Berrian was released from the Minnesota Vikings today. The news comes after Berrian was benched Sunday against Green Bay -- his second healthy scratch of the season. This year, Berrian has caught just seven passes in five games.
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Wide receiver Bernard Berrian was released from the Minnesota Vikings today. The news comes after Berrian was benched Sunday against Green Bay -- his second healthy scratch of the season. This year, Berrian has caught just seven passes in five games.

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