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Justin Trattou | Defensive Lineman

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 250
College: Florida
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Vikings waived DE Justin Trattou.
Trattou was just re-signed on Tuesday and has now been waived in three consecutive weeks by the Vikings. TE Chase Ford will be promoted from the practice squad to take his spot on the active roster. Sat, Nov 2, 2013 02:15:00 PM

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Vikings re-signed DE Justin Trattou.

TE Chase Ford was waived in a corresponding roster move. Trattou was waived just three days ago. The obvious takeaway from his return is that the Vikings are getting ready to trade RE Jared Allen, but it's quite possible the move is just a coincidence. Either way, Trattou is mere depth.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 01:38:00 PM

Vikings waived DE Justin Trattou.

Trattou was claimed off waivers from the Giants earlier this month, but failed to appear in any games with the Vikings. With Rhett Ellison (ankle) ruled out for Week 8, TE Chase Ford was promoted from the practice squad to active roster.
Sat, Oct 26, 2013 01:43:00 PM

Vikings claimed DE Justin Trattou off waivers from the Giants.

Trattou was waived by the Giants on Tuesday. The Vikings cut DE George Johnson to make room for Trattou. Trattou played on just three defensive snaps with the G-Men this season. He'll be limited to special teams, if active.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 05:44:00 PM

Giants waived DE Justin Trattou.

The move clears a roster spot for Da'Rel Scott. Trattou had been active for all five games this season, but played just three snaps on defense.
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 04:14:00 PM

Giants re-signed exclusive rights free agent DE Justin Trattou to a one-year, $480,000 contract.

As an ERFA, Trattou either had to take the deal or leave the NFL. He spent 2012 on injured reserve with a heel/ankle injury.
Thu, Mar 7, 2013 02:22:00 PM

Giants waived/injured DE Justin Trattou.

Trattou sustained a heel/ankle injury during the first week of camp and never recovered. With others on the Giants defensive line sustaining injuries as well, there was no room left on the roster.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 11:30:00 AM

Giants DE Justin Trattou will be sidelined a "few more weeks" with a heel injury.

Trattou didn't play in Friday's preseason opener. The injury is going to make it very difficult for him to crack the 53-man roster. Trattou appeared in six games a season ago, making one tackle.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 10:23:00 AM

Giants promoted DE Justin Trattou from the practice squad.

An undrafted free agent out of Florida, Trattou appeared in New York's Week 1 loss to the Redskins before being waived. He'll provide depth along a fairly banged up Giants' defensive line.
Sat, Nov 26, 2011 05:18:00 PM

Giants waived DE Justin Trattou.

Trattou goes to make room for Brandon Stokley. It's a sign that Justin Tuck (neck) should be able to play Monday night. Trattou will head back to the Giants' practice squad if he clears waivers.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 12:04:00 PM

Giants promoted DE Justin Trattou from the practice squad.

He's taking MLB Jonathon Goff's place on the roster, who has been officially placed on injured reserve with a torn ACL. Trattou could be active against the Redskins on Sunday if Justin Tuck (neck) can't give it a go.
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 11:59:00 AM

Giants waived DE Justin Trattou.

The New York Daily News' Ralph Vacchiano believes Trattou will be added to the practice squad if he clears waivers. He tallied four tackles this preseason.
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 12:59:00 PM

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2Teddy Bridgewater
3Christian Ponder
RB1Adrian Peterson
2Matt Asiata
3Jerick McKinnon
4Joe Banyard
5Dominique Williams
GLB1Adrian Peterson
2Matt Asiata
3RB1Adrian Peterson
2Matt Asiata
FB1Jerome Felton
2Zach Line
WR11Greg Jennings
2Jarius Wright
3Erik Lora
4Kamar Jorden
5Kain Colter
WR21Cordarrelle Patterson
2Jerome Simpson
3Rodney Smith
4Adam Thielen
5Donte Foster
WR31Jerome Simpson
TE1Kyle Rudolph
2Rhett Ellison
3Chase Ford
4Allen Reisner
5A.C. Leonard
K1Blair Walsh