Terrell Sinkfield

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Terrell Sinkfield
No. 16 Minnesota Vikings
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-12-10) December 10, 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth: Minnetonka, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: Northern Iowa
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics as of 2015
Receptions: 86
Receiving yards: 1,240
Receiving TDs: 7
Punt return yards: 369

Terrell Sinkfield, Jr. (born December 10, 1990) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a member of the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He played college football at Northern Iowa.

Professional career

Sinkfield was not invited to the NFL Combine, but garnered much attention with an impressive performance at Minnesota's Pro Day, after posting an unofficial time of 4.19 seconds in his second attempt in the 40-yard dash.

2013 Minnesota's Pro Day

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 198 lb 4.19 s 1.52 s 2.38 s 4.18 s 6.94 s 42.5 in 11 ft 5 in 12 reps
All values from Minnesota's Pro Day.[1]

Went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft but was signed as a free agent by the Miami Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins

On April 27, 2013, He signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent following the 2013 NFL Draft.[2] On May 28, 2013, he was waived by the Dolphins.

Green Bay Packers

On June 11, 2013, the Packers signed him.[3] On July 19, 2013, he was released by the Packers.

Buffalo Bills

On August 3, 2013, Sinkfield was signed by the Buffalo Bills.[4] On August 18, 2013, he was released by the Bills.[5]

New York Giants

On August 21, 2013, Sinkfield was signed by the New York Giants.[6] On August 25, 2013, he was cut by the Giants.[7]

Toronto Argonauts

On March 13, 2014 Sinkfield signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[8] He was released by the Argonauts on August 26, 2014 in a criticized transaction. Sinkfield was coming off his best game in which he caught 4 passes for 44 yards and a TD. He also had 109 return yards in the game.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

On September 4, 2014, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League signed Sinkfield after he was released by the Toronto Argonauts on August 26, 2014. His first game was against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in which he scored a 58-yard punt return touchdown. Teamed with fellow speedster Brandon Banks, Sinkfield helped lead the TiCats to the Grey Cup, with his speed and elusivity. He caught 10 passes for 120 yards and had 613 return yards and a touchdown in just 7 games in Hamilton, over 100 all purpose yards per game. In the Grey Cup, Sinkfield caught 4 of 6 targets for 28 yards, and finished the game with 23 return yards. He is considered by many to be the fastest player ever, recording a 4.19 40 yard dash at his Northern Iowa Pro Day.[9][10]

Minnesota Vikings

On January 23, 2016, Sinkfield signed a futures contract with the Minnesota Vikings.[11]


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  2. "Terrell Sinkfield of Northern Iowa signs with Miami Dolphins". desmoinesregister.com. Retrieved April 29, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  4. "Speedster WR Terrell Sinkfield signed by Bills". BuffaloBills.com. August 3, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Brown, Chris (August 18, 2013). "Bills release four, WR Elliott to I-R". BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved August 18, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Eisen, Michael (August 21, 2013). "Giants sign WR Terrell Sinkfield". Giants.com. Retrieved August 21, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Eisen, Michael (August 26, 2013). "LB Aaron Curry among players released". Giants.com. Retrieved September 4, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Toronto Argonauts also announced it has signed Import WR Terrell Sinkfield
  9. https://twitter.com/Ticats/status/510824897720090625
  10. http://www.thestar.com/sports/football/2014/09/14/hamilton_tigercats_beat_roughriders_283_now_in_3way_tie_for_first_in_the_east.html
  11. "Vikings sign speedy CFL receiver Terrell Sinkfield to reserve/future deal". Star Tribune. Retrieved 2016-01-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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