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Updated: October 22nd, 2013 3:26pm
Vikings waive cornerback Jacob Lacey, add cornerback Shaun Prater

Vikings waive cornerback Jacob Lacey, add cornerback Shaun Prater

by Andrew Krammer
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings released cornerback Jacob Lacey less than a week after they re-signed him and added cornerback Shaun Prater, formerly of the Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals. Both teams remain on the Vikings schedule. 

Lacey, 26, didn't get much of a look after getting cut on Aug. 19 by the Vikings and re-signed when safety Harrison Smith was placed on injured reserve last week. 

Prater, 23, is a former fifth-round pick by the Bengals in the 2012 draft. He suffered a knee injury in early August of his rookie season and was placed on injured reserve. 

He failed to make the 53-man roster this season with the Bengals, but was claimed off waivers by the Eagles and appeared in one game, not on defense. The Eagles waived him on Sunday. 

Andrew Krammer covers the Minnesota Vikings for He previously covered the Gophers men's basketball team for the Minnesota Daily.
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In this story: Jacob Lacey, Harrison Smith