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Stefon Diggs: When I got traded, I wanted my next spot to be my last spot

Thu Apr 07 2022 19:56:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bills announced receiver Stefon Diggs‘ contract extension on Thursday, formalizing the agreement that had been reported earlier this week. Buffalo also held a press conference for Diggs on Thursday afternoon, during which the receiver said his goal was to make sure he could stay with the team for the rest of his career. “To [more]

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Vikings agree to terms with Chris Reed

Fri Apr 01 2022 17:55:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings are adding another offensive lineman to the roster. The team announced on Friday that they have reached agreement on a contract with guard Chris Reed. The team did not announce the terms of that agreement. Reed played 14 games and made six starts for the Colts last season. He started 14 games for [more]

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Patrick Peterson: Vikings didn’t put it together last year, but we’re even better now

Thu Mar 31 2022 11:25:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Cornerback Patrick Peterson announced that he’s re-signing with the Vikings on Wednesday night’s edition of his podcast and he also discussed why he decided to stay put over taking an offer from another team. Peterson said that he became close with safety Harrison Smith and other teammates during the 2021 season and felt it was [more]

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Patrick Peterson stays with Vikings

Wed Mar 30 2022 22:28:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Veteran cornerback Patrick Peterson will remain in Minnesota. Peterson said on his podcast today that he has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the Vikings for the 2022 season. Peterson said multiple other teams, including the Bills, Bears, Colts and Commanders, showed interest in him in free agency. But he ultimately decided to [more]

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Bengals, Vikings, Dolphins voted against overtime change for playoffs

Wed Mar 30 2022 13:23:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Twenty-nine teams voted to change the overtime rules for the postseason. Three teams did not. Per multiple reports, the nays consisted of the Bengals, Vikings, and Dolphins. Earlier this year, the Bengals overcame the prior overtime rule in an AFC Championship win over the Chiefs, intercepting Kansas City on the opening drive of the extra [more]

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Vikings sign Nate Hairston, Tye Smith

Mon Mar 28 2022 21:42:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings added a pair of cornerbacks to their roster on Monday. Nate Hairston agreed to a contract with the team after a visit earlier in the day and the team also re-signed Tye Smith. Guard Jesse Davis signed with the team in their non-cornerback roster move of the day. Hairston was a 2017 fifth-round [more]

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Vikings sign Jesse Davis

Mon Mar 28 2022 20:53:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Veteran offensive lineman Jesse Davis is heading to Minnesota. Davis has signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the Vikings, according to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. Davis gets a $1.5 million signing bonus, $1.25 million base salary, $200,000 in per-game roster bonuses and $50,000 workout bonus. The Vikings view Davis as their likely [more]

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Vikings visiting with Jesse Davis

Mon Mar 28 2022 16:32:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings showed interest in signing restricted free agent Ryan Bates before he decided to accept an offer from the Bears and they’re pivoting to a meeting with another offensive line option on Monday. Darren Wolfson of KSTP reports that the team is visiting with Jesse Davis. Davis was cut by the Dolphins last week. [more]

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Bills should tread lightly with Stefon Diggs

Sun Mar 27 2022 18:19:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Two years before the Packers traded receiver Davante Adams and the Chiefs traded receiver Tyreek Hill, the Vikings traded receiver Stefon Diggs. The hero of the Minneapolis Miracle wanted out. He got his wish, quickly. He made his move on the same day Kirk Cousins got a new contract (coincidentally — or not). In a [more]

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Chandon Sullivan signing with Vikings

Fri Mar 25 2022 19:17:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings are adding a defensive back who has plenty of familiarity with the NFC North. Cornerback Chandon Sullivan is signing with Minnesota, according to agency Katz Brothers Sports. Sullivan took a visit with Minnesota this week. He spent the last three years with the Packers appearing in all 49 regular-season games. In 2021, he [more]

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Vikings still talking to Patrick Peterson, unlikely to re-sign Anthony Barr

Thu Mar 24 2022 10:59:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Two veterans of the Vikings’ defense remain unsigned free agents, but only one appears to have much of a chance of remaining in Minnesota. Vikings General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah expressed cautious optimism about the possibility of bringing back cornerback Patrick Peterson, but said linebacker Anthony Barr will be tough to bring back. “He texted me [more]

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Vikings “feel great” about Danielle Hunter, could sign him to long-term extension

Wed Mar 23 2022 22:50:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Danielle Hunter‘s future with the Vikings has appeared tenuous the past couple of seasons. As recently as a week ago, a report indicated the team was shopping the edge rusher. But Hunter restructured his contract to help the team sign edge rusher Za’Darius Smith, and new General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah said signing Hunter to a [more]

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Za’Darius Smith: I love Baltimore, but things didn’t work out

Wed Mar 23 2022 13:15:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A couple of days after the Packers released edge rusher Za'Darius Smith, word broke that he had agreed to a deal to sign with the Ravens. It seemed like a natural fit since the Ravens needed some help with their pass rush and Smith started his career with the team, but things fell apart quickly. [more]

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Vikings re-signing Sean Mannion

Tue Mar 22 2022 14:14:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings signed quarterback Kirk Cousins to a contract extension this month and they’re re-signing his backup as well. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Sean Mannion is remaining with the team on a one-year deal. It will be his fourth season with the Vikings Mannion started the only game he appeared in last [more]

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Jayron Kearse re-signing with Cowboys

Mon Mar 21 2022 22:07:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Cowboys are re-signing safety Jayron Kearse. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports it’s a two-year, $10 million deal with another $1 million in incentives. After a report that Keanu Neal was moving back to safety from linebacker, it seemed to point to the Cowboys letting Kearse walk in free agency. But Kearse played a big [more]

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Za’Darius Smith visiting Vikings

Mon Mar 21 2022 19:12:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Edge rusher Za'Darius Smith had a deal with the Ravens until he didn’t. Smith verbally agreed to a four-year, $35 million contract with Baltimore before backing out. Smith remains a free agent. He is visiting the Vikings on Monday, the team announced. The Vikings reportedly were shopping edge rusher Danielle Hunter last week, but they [more]

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Danielle Hunter got his roster bonus Sunday, Vikings can still clear cap space

Mon Mar 21 2022 13:49:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter came into the offseason with an $18 million roster bonus due on March 20 and that led to speculation that the team might choose to move on without him for the 2022 season. There were reportedly trade talks, but Sunday was the 20th and Hunter remains with the Vikings. That [more]

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Ryan Bates visited Vikings, set to visit Patriots and Bears after RFA tender from Bills

Fri Mar 18 2022 22:01:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bills tendered guard Ryan Bates as a restricted free agent this week, but there’s no draft pick compensation attached to signing him away from Buffalo and teams are showing interest in his services. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports that Bates’ Thursday meeting with the Vikings went well and that the team is [more]

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Adam Thielen restructures contract with Vikings

Fri Mar 18 2022 14:29:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Despite some talk that he could be on the way out, Vikings receiver Adam Thielen is remaining in Minnesota. Thielen announced today through his representatives that he has restructured his contract with the Vikings. “I guess you can’t get rid of me yet. I’m super excited to be back in purple, to ultimately try to [more]

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Report: Michael Pierce returning to Ravens

Thu Mar 17 2022 22:33:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Za'Darius Smith has reportedly backed out of plans to sign with the Ravens, but another recently released former member of the team is set to return to Baltimore. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that defensive tackle Michael Pierce has agreed to a deal with the team. It’s a three-year, $16.5 million deal for Pierce [more]

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