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Sport Vikings rookie DT Jaylen Twyman recovering after being shot 4 times in Washington, D.C.

06:20  22 june  2021
06:20  22 june  2021 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Jalen Twyman is recovering from four gunshot wounds that caused scary but superficial injuries after bullets hit a vehicle he was riding in, his agent Drew Rosenhaus said Monday night. Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman (76) ESPN first reported the news, which was confirmed by Rosenhaus to The Associated Press. He said he spoke earlier Monday to Twyman , who was selected in the sixth round out of Pittsburgh in the NFL draft two months ago. The incident occurred in Washington , D . C ., where Twyman was visiting

Vikings rookie Jaylen Twyman found himself in the "wrong place at the wrong time" and ended up with four gunshot woundsVikings Territory is the leading source of local/independent Minnesota Vikings news, opinion, analysis and content! Vikings ’ rookie DT Jaylen Twyman was shot four times while visiting an aunt in Washington DC. “Wrong place, wrong time,” said his agent Drew Rosenhaus. “In talking to him today, he’s going to be OK – that’s all that matters. We ’ re thankful he’s OK.

Minnesota Vikings rookie and former Pitt standout Jaylen Twyman was reportedly shot four times while visiting his aunt in Washington, D.C., his agent told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Monday afternoon.

a group of baseball players on a field: Jaylen Twyman, seen here at Pittsburgh in 2019, was in the © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Jaylen Twyman, seen here at Pittsburgh in 2019, was in the "wrong place, wrong time" when he was shot in Washington, D.C., his agent said. (Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images)

It’s unclear what led to the shooting, but Twyman was in a car when he was shot. He was in the “wrong place, wrong time,” his agent said.

Twyman is expected to make a full recovery. It’s unknown where specifically he was shot, but he reportedly does not need surgery.

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Jaylen Guy Twyman (born July 19, 1999) is an American football defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh and was drafted by the Vikings in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

The Vikings have wrapped up their 11-man 2021 NFL Draft class by selecting Pitt defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman in the sixth round (No. 199 overall, also known as the Tom Brady spot). He is reunited with college teammate Patrick Jones II, the edge rusher who Minnesota drafted in the third round on There are real reasons to be concerned that he doesn't have the overall athleticism to make it in the NFL, but I'm curious to see what Andre Patterson can do with Twyman going forward. Here's Dane Brugler's scouting report on the Pitt DT : A one-year starter at Pittsburgh, Twyman lined up primarily at

Twyman was selected by the Vikings in the sixth round of the draft last month. The 21-year-old racked up 29 total tackles and 11 sacks in two seasons with the Panthers — 10.5 of which came in his sophomore season. Twyman opted out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Vikings confirmed the situation later on Monday night, and said that Twyman was one of several victims. It’s unclear when he will be able to rejoin the team.

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Tomasson says that Twyman ’s deal is a four -year pact worth .65 million. He received a signing bonus of 4,940 and will have a salary cap figure for this season of 3,735. Twyman will have his contract signed in time to start this weekend’s rookie mini-camp at the Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance As I mentioned yesterday in talking about the other signings, I would expect the team to have most of their rookie class signed by the time that the weekend is over. Congratulations to Jaylen Twyman for officially becoming a member of the Minnesota Vikings and the National Football League!

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"We have been in direct contact with Jaylen and his family, and we are extremely thankful Jaylen is expected to make a full recovery," the team said, in part.

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