Coach Brad Childress says Dontarrious Thomas may immediately step in as the Vikings' starting middle linebacker despite signing Monday.
Vikings signed LB Dontarrious Thomas.
49ers agreed to terms with LB Dontarrious Thomas, formerly of the Vikings.
Vikings coach Brad Childress says one of the scenarios he's considering at MLB is replacing Napoleon Harris with Dontarrious Thomas.
Dontarrious Thomas will start at middle linebacker for the Vikings as long as Napoleon Harris (wrist) is sidelined.
Dontarrious Thomas will be Minnesota's starting MLB in Week 9.
Vikings LB Dontarrious Thomas is expected to start in Week 4.
LB Dontarrious Thomas (shoulder) was upgraded from questionable to probable for Sunday's game.
LB Dontarrious Thomas (shoulder) said yesterday that he hopes to play Sunday after missing last week's win over Green Bay.
Shaun Hill (third quarterback), CB Laroni Gallishaw, CB Dovonte Edwards, LB Dontarrious Thomas, C Anthony Herrera, G Toniu Fonoti, TE Jeff Dugan and DT Spencer Johnson are inactive Sunday.
LB Dontarrious Thomas bruised his right shoulder in practice Wednesday and sat out yesterday's drills.
Dontarrious Thomas is currently outplaying fellow weak-side linebacker Raonall Smith.
Coach Mike Tice isn't happy with weak-side linebackers Donatarrious Thomas and Raonall Smith.
Dontarrious Thomas is no lock to start at weak-side linebacker this season for the Vikings.