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Vikings sign rookie LS, who has 2 years of Air Force service

​​​​​​​ EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have signed rookie long snapper Austin Cutting, the seventh-round draft pick from Air Force whose two-year military service requirement needed to be scheduled around team activities before his contract could be finalized.

The Vikings announced the deal on Monday, when Cutting was one of 37 rookies and other selected players to report to training camp . The full squad takes the field for the first time on Friday.

The Vikings also signed Tiano Pupungatoa, an undrafted guard from South Dakota State who participated this spring in the team's rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. Running back Roc Thomas was waived, a week after the NFL issued him a three-game suspension for violating league policy on substances of abuse. Thomas was sentenced to three years of probation in May after pleading guilty to marijuana possession.
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