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Minnesota Vikings Sign Roughnecks’ LB DeMarquis Gates

DeMarquis Gates via Twitter @MMXFLWriter

According to a report from Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston Texas, XFL standout linebacker DeMarquis Gates has signed with the Minnesota Vikings.

Gates was one of the leaders on the Roughnecks defense in 2020. He posted 32 combined tackles, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and an interception in only 5 games. Including one of the most memorable interceptions of the entire season against the Dallas Renegades:

Gates joins a deep Vikings linebacker core, but will have plenty of play time in the preseason to prove he deserves a spot on the final roster.

The details of Gates’ deal has yet to be revealed, stay tuned to XFL News Hub for the latest. Follow our XFL to NFL player tracker for all the latest NFL player signings.

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