posted on Jun, 18 2004 @ 01:59 PM
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Cornerback Eric Kelly was released by the Minnesota Vikings on Friday after failing to report for the final week of
offseason workouts and asking for his release .
Kelly, who started 11 games as a rookie in 2001 and 12 games in 2002, was expected to be Minnesota's fourth cornerback.
Tight end Steve Farmer and linebacker Jeff Mack also were released.
Farmer spent his rookie season on injured reserve with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Mack was a rookie free agent from
The Vikings signed cornerback Oliver Celestin, cut by Cleveland in training camp last year, and wide receiver Ryan Hoag.