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Derek Cox sees Vikings’ need at CB as a ‘prime’ chance to start again

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Derek Cox was a starter in Week 1 of his rookie season, yet he finds himself battling for a starting role with the Minnesota Vikings – his third team in three years.

Fortunately for Cox, he landed in a secondary currently under a retooling process looking […]

Brinkley, Munnerlyn reunite with a ‘very different’ coaching staff

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – After linebacker Jasper Brinkley took his initial visit to return to Minnesota this offseason, his former college roommate at South Carolina was getting ready to take his own trip to Winter Park.

Brinkley, who played in Minnesota from 2009-2012, reunited with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn as two […]

Captain Munnerlyn tweets he’ll wear 24; Mistral Raymond wears his 41

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Captain Munnerlyn wore number 41 in Carolina. He apparently will wear number 24. Check out this Twitter exchange:

What’s up bro let me get that 41 @Mistral_Raymond lol

— Captain Munnerlyn (@captain_41) March 14, 2014

To which Raymond responded:

can’t say I didn’t see this coming . lol RT …

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Video: Percy Harvin and Captain Munnerlyn got chippy on the sidelines

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Unless you follow the NFL pretty closely, you might not have known Captain Munnerlyn until free agency speculation started to surface. He’s an effective player coming from an effective defense, but most corners just don’t command the same star power as skill positions like quarterback and wide receiver.

Still, that’s a […]

Munnerlyn on Antoine Winfield comparison: ‘I stole some of his game’

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said he likened himself to former Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield long before local reporters started asking the question on Thursday.

The 5-foot-8-inch Munnerlyn has been battling the misconception that he’s too small to play cornerback his entire career, even though he racked up 74 […]

Adding Munnerlyn may allow Vikings to draft cornerback to play outside

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Mike Zimmer took over the Vikings head coaching job knowing he’d need to rebuild a shoddy defense.

Minnesota has dipped its toes into free agency to do that. The latest example came Thursday, signing cornerback Captain Munnerlyn to a reported three-year deal.

The #Vikings have signed DB Captain Munnerlyn (@captain_41). pic.twitter.com/CZWPmW3wv2

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Captain Munnerlyn says he’ll start at corner and move into the slot

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have their two starting cornerbacks, according to new free-agent signing Captain Munnerlyn.

Munnerlyn, 25, signed a three-year deal worth up to $15 million on Thursday and said on a conference call that he will start for the Vikings — presumably alongside 2013 first-round pick Xavier Rhodes […]

Did the Vikings have Antoine Winfield in mind when signing Munnerlyn?

By pmackey@1500espn.com

Credit to Rick Spielman and the rest of the Vikings’ front office for being aggressive in trying to fix one of the worst defenses in franchise history.

Linval Joseph will help shore up the defensive line, along with newly re-signed defensive end Everson Griffen. And cornerback Captain Munnerlyn — …

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AP Source: Vikings Agree To Deal With Munnerlyn

By Cole Premo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn on a three-year deal.

Munnerlyn visited team headquarters on Thursday and came to an agreement after meeting with team officials. The person spoke on the […]

Captain Munnerlyn, Minnesota Vikings strike contract

By Sessler, Marc The Minnesota Vikings were guilty of allowing the second-most yards through the air in 2013. On Thursday, they took a step towards fixing that problem by signing former Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn.

Source: National Football League