New Vikings QB Nick Mullens joins team for practice

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Acquired Monday in a trade with Las Vegas, new Vikings quarterback Nick Mullens was on the practice field at the TCO Center in Eagan for the first time on Tuesday.

Click the video box on this page to watch Nick Mullens chat with media following his first practice with the Vikings

Mullens, 27, has played in 20 career NFL games across his five-year career, including 17 starts. He holds career lines of 407 completions on 630 passing attempts for 4,861 yards, 26 touchdowns, 22 interceptions and an 87.3 passer rating.

Mullens has previously played for the 49ers, Browns and Eagles, and his time in San Francisco and Cleveland coincided with General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s time with those organizations.

Mullens has already played in three preseason games – one against the Vikings – going a collective 21 of 29 for 205 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions.

Minnesota finishes its preseason slate with a matchup in Denver on Saturday night.

The Vikings open the regular season at home on Sept. 11 against the rival Green Bay Packers.