DETROIT (FOX 2) - The Detroit Lions are sending tight T.J. Hockenson to the Minnesota Vikings as the team continues its rebuild and searches for a second win.
The Lions agreed to a trade that sends Hockenson to the in-division rival in exchange for Minnesota's 2023 second-round pick and 2024 third-round pick. The Lions are sending a 2023 fourth-round pick and a 2024 conditional fourth-round pick with Hockenson for the deal.
The Vikings made the deal after losing tight end Irv Smith Jr. is injured.
The Vikings are 6-1 this season. The Lions are 1-6.
The trade deadline is Tuesday afternoon.