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Report: Bernard Berrian Released From Vikings!/JasonLaCanfora/status/128870165420048384

In an expected move, the Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Bernard Berrian today, according to NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora.

Berrian joined the Vikings as a free agent in 2008 signing a six-year, $42 million contract.  The wide receiver proved his worth in his first season with 48 receptions, averaging 20.1 yards per reception and seven touchdowns. Berrian, however, has yet to score a regular-season touchdown since 2009.

ESPN reported yesterday that Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and Berrian had a meeting and were scheduled to talk today.  There was no guarantee that he would stay on the roster after being inactive for the second time in three weeks.

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Berrian had said he would be willing to take a pay cut to stay with the team.

In five games this season, the receiver only had seven catches for 91 yards.