Vikings sign WR Chad Beebe, son of ex-Bills player Don Beebe

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed four players who took part in their rookie minicamp, including wide receiver Chad Beebe, the son of former Buffalo Bills wideout and folk hero Don Beebe.

Beebe led Northern Illinois last season with an average of 14.9 yards per reception. His father was a wide receiver and special teams player on all four of Buffalo’s Super Bowl teams .

The Vikings also signed cornerback Craig James (Southern Illinois), fullback Johnny Stanton (UNLV) and linebacker Brett Taylor (Western Illinois) from their camp last weekend.

Long snapper Nick Dooley, wide receiver Armanti Foreman, defensive tackle Caushaud Lyons and fullback Kamryn Pettway were waived Monday by the Vikings to make room on the 90-man roster. Foreman and Pettway were signed a week ago as undrafted free agents.

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