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Rashod Hill signs tender with Vikings

Tackle Rashod Hill‘s time as a restricted free agent has come to an end. Hill’s agent announced on Monday that his client has signed his tender with the Vikings. Hill was tendered at the lowest level earlier this offseason and will make $2.025 million under the terms of his deal. Hill signed with the Jaguars [more]

Anthony Barr said he had to “follow the heart” back to Minnesota

When the agent for Vikings free agent linebacker Anthony Barr got on the phone to tell his client about a five-year, $75 million deal with the Jets, it was supposed to be a celebration. But Barr didn’t see it that way, with immediate hesitation that led him to back out on the deal a day [more]

Jordan Taylor signs with Vikings

After signing wide receiver Adam Thielen to a big new contract yesterday, the Vikings have signed a slightly cheaper wide receiver today. Jordan Taylor has signed with the Vikings, according to multiple reports. Taylor visited with the Vikings and Seahawks this week and was expected to make his choice soon, and he’s chosen Minnesota. Taylor [more]

Adam Thielen agrees to four-year extension

Vikings receiver Adam Thielen has agreed to a four-year extension, Thielen’s agent, Blake Baratz, posted on social media Friday. The deal is worth $64 million with a max of $74 million. Thielen will get $35 million guaranteed, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Thielen was entering the third season of a four-year, $19.246 million [more]

Vikings waive Jalen Myrick

The Vikings added a handful of defensive backs who were cut loose when the AAF shut its doors last week and the new arrivals may have helped push another player from the secondary off the roster. The team announced on Thursday that they have waived cornerback Jalen Myrick. Myrick was a 2017 seventh-round pick of [more]

Nate Davis makes the pre-draft rounds

UNC Charlotte offensive lineman Nate Davis is generating plenty of attention in the days preceding the 2019 draft. Per a league source, Davis will rack up a total of 10 pre-draft visits. He either has visited or will visit the Rams, Vikings, Panthers, Titans, Bills, Bears, Washington, Falcons, Jaguars, and Patriots. The six-three, 311-pound Davis, [more]

Report: Vikings tried to trade Everson Griffen for Kevin Zeitler

The Vikings knew they needed to upgrade their offensive line, and tried to make a big deal. At least, until someone else made another one. Writers Andrew Krammer and Ben Goessling said during a Minneapolis Star Tribune podcast that the Vikings were hoping to turn defensive end Everson Griffen into Browns guard Kevin Zeitler, until [more]

Vikings add another ex-AAFer in S Jordan Martin

Shortly after it broke that linebacker Greer Martini became the fourth former Alliance of American Football player to sign with the Vikings came word of a fifth addition to the roster. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Vikings have signed safety Jordan Martin. Garafolo adds that Martin had a workout with the Eagles [more]

Report: Vikings sign Greer Martini

The Vikings have added another former AAF player to their defense. Rob Demovsky of reports that the team has signed linebacker Greer Martini. Martini worked out for the team earlier this week. The Vikings have also signed cornerback Duke Thomas, safety Derron Smith and defensive end Karter Schult since the AAF closed down last [more]

Which teams failed to meet expectations most spectacularly?

With the Lake Show unexpectedly becoming a sh-t show for 2018-19, capped by Magic Johnson resigning from his job with the team by telling reporters before telling his boss, Wednesday’s PFT Live became obvious: Which NFL teams failed to meet expectations in the most memorable way? Plenty of good examples of unexpectedly bad seasons are [more]

Vikings working out AAF linebacker Greer Martini

The Minnesota Vikings will host former Salt Lake Stallions linebacker Greer Martini for a workout on Wednesday, per Rob Demovsky of Martini tied for fifth in the AAF this season with 55 tackles for the Stallions. He also had a sack and an interception. Martini spent part of last season on the practice squad [more]

Eagles add AAF star Charles Johnson

Receiver Charles Johnson liked the lack of “politics” in the AAF. The lack of money, however, made that option no longer viable for him. So it’s back to politics, and potential paychecks, in the NFL. Johnson has signed with the Eagles. Johnson appeared in 39 games over three season with the Vikings, generating 475 receiving [more]

Adrian Peterson wanted to turn pro after his freshman year

As a true freshman at Oklahoma in 2004, Adrian Peterson ran for 1,925 yards and finished second in Heisman Trophy voting. At that time, he was ready for the NFL. But the NFL wasn’t ready for him. League rules say a player must be three years out of high school before he can play in [more]

Report: Ra’Shede Hageman visits Falcons

The Falcons cut defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman in September 2017. He has not played in the NFL since the 2016 season. Hageman, though, is working for a second chance after having his career derailed by legal problems. His former team at least is giving him a look. The Falcons hosted Hagemen on a visit last [more]

Vikings adding AAF pass rusher Karter Schult

One of the most productive pass rushers in the AAF has found a job in the NFL. According to multiple reports, the Minnesota Vikings are set to sign former Salt Lake Stallions defensive end Karter Schult. The deal was first reported by Damond Talbot of Draft Diamonds. Schult was one of three pass rushers to [more]

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