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Storm Norton
No. 72 – Minnesota Vikings
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1994-05-16) May 16, 1994 (age 26)
Toledo, Ohio
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:Whitmer (Toledo, Ohio)
College:Toledo
Undrafted:2017
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 2017)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Storm Norton (born May 16, 1994) is an American football offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Toledo and signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2017. [1][2]

Professional careerEdit

Detroit LionsEdit

Norton signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017.[3] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the Lions' practice squad the next day.[4][5] He was promoted to the active roster on September 9, 2017.[6] He was waived two days later and was re-signed to the practice squad.[7][8] He was released on September 25, 2017.[9] He was re-signed to the practice squad on October 26, 2017, but was released a few days later.[10][11]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On November 6, 2017, Norton was signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.[12] On November 30, 2017, Norton was released by the Cardinals.[13]

Minnesota VikingsEdit

On December 12, 2017, Norton was signed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad.[14] He was released on January 16, 2018.[15] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Vikings on January 29, 2018.[16]

On September 1, 2018, Norton was waived by the Vikings and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[17][18] He was promoted to the active roster on October 27, 2018.[19] He was waived again on November 3, 2018 and re-signed to the practice squad.[20] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Vikings on January 2, 2019.[21]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Storm Norton Doesn't Get Drafted but According to Reports Gets a Quick Call from the Detroit Lions". April 29, 2017. http://www.hustlebelt.com/2017/4/29/15488582/storm-norton-doesnt-get-drafted-but-get-a-quick-call-from-the-detroit-lions-free-agent.
  2. "Storm Norton Signs with Lions as Undrafted Free Agent". http://www.13abc.com/content/sports/Storm-Norton-Signs-With-Lions-as-Undrafted-Free-Agent-420858213.html.
  3. "Lions sign 8 2017 NFL draft picks and 14 undrafted rookie free agents". May 12, 2017. Archived from the original on February 3, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180203201004/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-8-2017-NFL-draft-picks-and-14-undrafted-rookie-free-agents/4ec25d86-528a-4bc9-aadf-ee475433e8a2.
  4. "Lions establish 53-man roster". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on September 3, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170903005052/https://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-establish-53-man-roster/afd5f964-b8d1-4f20-8b0b-055acb8905ac.
  5. "Lions assigned G Zac Kerin and T Brian Mihalik via waivers". September 3, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171209120647/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-assigned-G-Zac-Kerin-and-T-Brian-Mihalik-via-waivers/4fbc3e9d-ad80-4f82-afee-6b0236864a46.
  6. "Lions sign T Storm Norton to active roster and release LB Nick Bellore". September 9, 2017. https://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-sign-t-storm-norton-to-active-roster-and-release-lb-nick-bellore-19340687.
  7. "Lions sign LB Nick Bellore to the active roster and DT Daniel Ross to the practice squad". September 11, 2017. https://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-sign-lb-nick-bellore-to-the-active-roster-and-dt-daniel-ross-to-t-19354178.
  8. "Lions re-sign Storm Norton to practice squad, waive Pat O'Connor". September 13, 2017. https://www.prideofdetroit.com/2017/9/13/16304214/detroit-lions-re-sign-storm-norton-to-practice-squad-waive-pat-oconnor.
  9. "Lions sign T Dan Skipper to practice squad". September 25, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170927171216/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-T-Dan-Skipper-to-practice-squad/aeb7ff9e-a359-4bfe-b0a0-5128b6a9b49e.
  10. "Lions sign T Dan Skipper to active roster and T Storm Norton to practice squad". October 26, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180624041451/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-T-Dan-Skipper-to-active-roster-and-T-Storm-Norton-to-practice-squad/7f699f41-ec3a-44df-9343-f3a82b605493.
  11. "Lions sign free agent G Don Barclay and waive T Dan Skipper". October 31, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180206083907/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-free-agent-G-Don-Barclay-and-waive-T-Dan-Skipper/ed22156f-ba24-489a-ae1f-eace2a92c877.
  12. Gantt, Darin (November 6, 2017). "Cardinals put center on IR, sign Max Tuerk from Chargers practice squad". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/11/06/cardinals-put-center-on-ir-sign-max-tuerk-from-chargers-practice-squad/.
  13. "Cardinals shuffle practice squad roster, release QB Mike Bercovici". November 30, 2017. https://arizonasports.com/story/1331996/cardinals-shuffle-practice-squad-roster-release-qb-mike-bercovici/.
  14. "Vikings Sign Former Lions Tackle Storm Norton to Practice Squad". December 12, 2017. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-sign-former-lions-tackle-storm-norton-to-practice-squad-19967596.
  15. "Vikings Sign TE Nick Truesdell to the Practice Squad". January 16, 2018. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-sign-te-nick-truesdell-to-the-practice-squad-20261539.
  16. "Vikings sign Jack Tocho, Storm Norton to reserve/futures deals". January 29, 2018. https://www.twincities.com/2018/01/29/vikings-sign-jack-tocho-storm-norton-to-reserve-futures-deals/.
  17. "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". September 1, 2018. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-announce-roster-moves-set-initial-53-man-roster.
  18. "Vikings Claim P Matt Wile Via Waivers, Sign 9 Others To Practice Squad". September 2, 2018. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-claim-p-matt-wile-via-waivers-sign-9-others-to-practice-squad.
  19. "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Sign T Storm Norton To Active Roster". October 27, 2018. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-announce-roster-moves-sign-t-storm-norton-to-active-roster.
  20. "Vikings Sign Chad Beebe To 53-Man Roster". November 3, 2018. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-sign-chad-beebe-to-53-man-roster.
  21. "Vikings Announce Reserve / Future Free Agent Signings". January 2, 2019. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-announce-reserve-future-free-agent-signings.

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