Vikings in pursuit of free agent receiver Danny Amendola


Dec 30, 2012, Seattle, WA, USA; St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola (16) runs for yards after the catch against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Rebuilding the receiving corps continues.

The Vikings are in need of a possession wide out after the release of sure-handed Michael Jenkins.

Minnesota is one of a handful of teams interested in free agent receiver Danny Amendola, according to Adam Schefter of

Amendola, 27, is regarded as a possession receiver, often compared to Patriots receiver Wes Welker. He also has experience as a kick and punt returner, a role the team is looking to fill—or at least add competition—this offseason.

Last season Amendola caught 63 passes for 666 yards for the Rams.