Vikings GM Rick Spielman said the team is in the market for running back depth.
Vikings re-signed exclusive rights free agent RB Matt Asiata.
Matt Asiata rushed 14 times for 115 yards and lost two yards on two receptions in the Vikings' Week 17 win over Detroit.
The Vikings will start Matt Asiata at tailback in Week 17 against the Lions.
Updating a previous item, Matt Asiata is inactive for Week 16 at Cincinnati.
Vikings RB Matt Asiata (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 16.
Vikings RB Matt Asiata (ankle) remained out of practice Thursday.
Matt Asiata (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.
Matt Asiata rushed 30 times for 51 yards with three touchdowns in Sunday's 48-30 Week 15 win over the Eagles.
Matt Asiata is expected to start Sunday's game against the Eagles with Adrian Peterson (foot) and Toby Gerhart (hamstring) inactive.
Matt Asiata is the next man up if Adrian Peterson (foot) and Toby Gerhart (hamstring) can't play Sunday.
Vikings RB Matt Asiata was forced from Monday night's Week 7 game against the Giants with a shoulder injury and will not return.
Vikings waived RB Matt Asiata, FB Ryan D'Imperio, RB Alexander Robinson, LB Heath Farwell, DE Tremaine Johnson and LB Ross Homan.