EDEN PRAIRIE, MN -

Augustana alum C.J. Ham learned today that he'll still have a job with the Minnesota Vikings despite being cut yesterday.

Ham was one of nine players the Vikings signed to their practice squad today.  He was Minnesota's leading rusher in their four preseason games. carrying 44 times for 140 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Now he's essentially one injury away from joining the 53-man roster.

Minnesota opens the season next Sunday at Tennessee.  Their first game in the new US Bank Stadium is two weeks from tonight against Green Bay live on KDLT.