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Vikings re-sign backup DE Trattou

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Justin Trattou gets ready to play the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sept. 20, 2015.

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Justin Trattou gets ready to play the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sept. 20, 2015.

The Minnesota Vikings re-signed backup defensive end Justin Trattou for "another year," Trattou announced on social media Saturday.

Excited and proud to say I'm signed for another year with #Vikings !!! Time to pick up where we left off!!!

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Trattou, 27, has played in 10 games for the Vikings over the past three seasons, making five tackles. He tallied two interceptions this past season.

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Trattou was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants in 2011, after playing four seasons for the University of Florida. The Vikings signed him in October 2013.