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Vikings add linebacker Sankey, cut Washington

The Minnesota Vikings made a linebacker switch Saturday, signing Darnell Sankey and waiving Shaan Washington.

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Sankey, the cousin of Vikings running back Bishop Sankey, has been with Denver, Kansas City and Oakland after playing collegiately at Sacramento State.

In 2015, Sankey had 139 tackles, 9 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks. In his four years at Sacramento State, he recorded 330 tackles, 27.5 TFL and 12.5 sacks.

Washington, an undrafted free agent from Texas A&M, had began training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list