Parkston native Reiff named Vikings captain
MINNEAPOLIS—Parkston native and Minnesota Vikings starting left tackle Riley Reiff was named a team captain for a second straight season on Tuesday.
Reiff, now in his second season with the Vikings, is one of six captains, along with Kirk Cousins, Kyle Rudolph, Everson Griffen, Linval Joseph and Anthony Barr.
Reiff is entering his seventh NFL season after spending his first four with the Detroit Lions.
He is listed as a limited participant on Minnesota's injury report heading into its season opener at the San Francisco 49ers.
The Vikings open its season at noon on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.