A week after complaining that he hadn’t received a respectable contract offer, free agent linebacker Erin Henderson has agreed to remain with the Vikings.
Henderson’s agent confirmed the agreement on Twitter, and Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com reports that it’s a one-year, $2 million deal.
A week into free agency, Henderson was so upset about what he had been offered that he suggested he’d quit football entirely before he’d play for less than he thinks he’s worth.
“I have a son,” Henderson wrote on Twitter. “[Why would] I want to put our future relationship in jeopardy for some money that ain’t even close to being correct. I’d rather be broke and watch my son grow up than put my well being on the line for money that doesn’t make sense.”
Apparently one year and $2 million is at least close enough to being correct that Henderson is willing to play for it.