A league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Baltimore will receive a 2020 fifth-round draft pick from Minnesota.
The trade is contingent on Vedvik passing a physical for the Vikings, the Ravens said.
Vedvik, a native of Norway, was 12-of-13 on field goals in the preseason the past two years for Baltimore after being signed as an undrafted kicker in 2018.
In Thursday’s preseason opener, Vedvik increased his value by making all four of his field goals, including a 55-yarder, and had two punts over 50 yards.
The Vikings could use him as a kicker and punter, according to Schefter.
Four teams recently inquired about Vedvik, a source told Schefter earlier Sunday. Vedvik had made about 90 percent of his kicks in this year’s training camp but missed a 33-yard field goal on Saturday.
In the middle of Sunday’s practice, general manager Eric DeCosta spoke to coach John Harbaugh and assistant special teams coach Randy Brown for a lengthy time. Vedvik then left the field around 2 p.m.
Vedvik would’ve been traded last season, but he was assaulted in East Baltimore before the Ravens could deal him to another team. He was hospitalized last September after being found alone with multiple facial injuries. Vedvik, who had originally gone out with teammates that night, told the Ravens that he didn’t remember how he ended up at the location where he was found. The Ravens placed Vedvik on the non-football injury list, which began his yearlong comeback. Baltimore had the luxury to trade Vedvik because it has Justin Tucker, the most accurate kicker in NFL history.
The Ravens have a history of being a special-teams pipeline. Three current kickers — the New Orleans Saints‘ Wil Lutz, Carolina Panthers‘ Graham Gano and Buffalo Bills‘ Stephen Hauschka — all got their starts in Baltimore. Former special-teams coach Jerry Rosburg, who retired in June, had an eye for discovering kickers, and assistant Randy Brown has an expertise for developing talent.