With the Vikes hurting at the linebacker position. Brad Childress is bring back an old face to the Beloved Purple.Dontarrious Thomas was going to be working out out for the 'Fins, but he received a text from his agent. The Vikes were in a need of a Linebacker.Thomas, who the Vikings selected in the second round of the 2004 Draft, signed with the San Francisco 49ers as a free agent this off-season, but was released during Training Camp The Vikes were doing pretty good to start off the season at the linebacking position.But the injuries hit the Vikes early this year.
- Middle linebacker E.J. Henderson is out for the season because of a foot injury.
- His backup, David Herron, suffered multiple injuries in Sunday's 12-10 victory against the Detroit Lions.
Thomas in all likely hood could be the Vikes starting Middle Linebacker come Sunday at Solider Field.