Yannick Nagkoi is running again.
The Vikings announced Thursday that less than two months after signing a deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars for the Minnesota Vikings, the former pro ball is being sent to the Baltimore Ravens in a defense deal, the Vikings announced Thursday.
The Ravens are sending the Vikings a third-round draft pick in 2021 and a conditional fifth-round pick in 2022, according to several reports.
The Vikings sent a second-round pick in 2021 and a conditional fifth-round pick in 2022 to oust Nagkau from the Jaguars in late August.
Angakue is fourth in the NFL with four sacks, but the Vikings are 1-5 and 28th in total defense with 413.7 yards per game. As part of the Vikings business from Jaguars, he agreed to a one-year deal to replace his franchise tender. 12.20 million paid. Was 17.788 million.
The 25-year-old Nagkoe has 42 1/2 sacks in four seasons.
In Baltimore, Washington DC native and University of Maryland products return home. Nagakui joins Front Seven, including his former team-mate Kallis Campbell in Jacksonville, as well as Pro Bowl outside linebacker Matthew Juden. The Ravens won the NFL with 22 sacks through six games. Are in second place.
“We are excited to add Yannick Nagakoi to our squad,” Ravens general manager Eric DiCosta said in a statement. “Yannick is something we’re familiar with going back to the draft process many years ago. He is an exciting player and a dangerous passer-by who makes us better. Yannick grew up here. He is the person we welcome into our building. After all, we are not building this team, because we are pursuing our ultimate goals. ”
The NIFL Network said the Vikings would also be without Daniel Hunter for the rest of the season, as a two-time Pro Bowl could be selected to clear the herniated disc in his throat. Hunter has not played in a game this year since being placed on injured reserve on September 9.
The NFL’s trading deadline is November 3.
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