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Peter King thinks Vick was ‘really disappointed’ Vikings signed Cassel

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The Vikings made a handful of moves over the weekend, signing Everson Griffen and Matt Cassel, among others.

But before the Cassel news came out, Adrian Peterson famously tweeted his QB preference.

(Now, to be fair to Peterson, it was in response to a tweet from NFL…

Source: 1500 […]

Vikings re-sign special teamer and linebacker Larry Dean

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

After a weekend spent locking up Matt Cassel, Everson Griffen and bringing back Jasper Brinkley, the Vikings weren’t done spending. Minnesota re-signed special teamer and linebacker Larry Dean, the team announced Monday morning.

The #Vikings have re-signed LB Larry Dean (@ChampDean_5one). http://t.co/mFBRrmUXSA pic.twitter.com/LsfEi0MuKQ

— Minnesota…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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Zulgad: Everson Griffen’s new contract will come with great expectations

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

See ‘ya Jared. The pressure’s on you, Everson.

While there was no official word from Winter Park on Sunday, that was the message that was delivered after reports surfaced the Vikings had informed Jared Allen they would make no attempt to retain him and that Everson Griffen had agreed to a five-year, […]

AP Sources: Vikings Agree With Griffen, Brinkley

By Cole Premo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have taken another one of their priority free agents off the market before it opens, agreeing to terms on a five-year contract with defensive end Everson Griffen that features $20 million guaranteed and a maximum value of $42.5 million.

A person with direct knowledge of […]

Jared Allen told Vikings he won’t be returning

By Josh Alper

It had been expected for some time and all but confirmed when the Vikings re-signed defensive end Everson Griffen, but defensive end Jared Allen made his departure from Minnesota official on Saturday night. Allen’s agent Ken Harris said that Allen does not know where he’ll wind up playing in 2014, but […]

Jasper Brinkley reportedly returning to Minnesota

By Josh Alper

All 32 teams can talk to agents for impending free agents around the league, but they can only sign contracts with players who were already on their rosters or those released around the league. The Vikings have reportedly done both on Sunday. On the heels of word that defensive end Everson […]

Everson Griffen, Minnesota Vikings strike 5-year deal

By Wesseling, Chris Ian Rapoport reports the Minnesota Vikings are re-signing defensive end Everson Griffen to a five-year contract. Does that take them out of the running for Michael Johnson?

Source: National Football League

Report: Everson Griffen re-signs with Vikings

By Josh Alper

The Vikings have gotten 17.5 sacks in a situational role from defensive end Everson Griffen over the last three years and it appears he’ll be back in Minnesota to give them more in 2014. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Griffen is re-signing with the Vikings on what he calls […]

Report: Everson Griffen to re-sign ‘huge,’ five-year deal with Vikings

By akrammer@1500espn.com

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports the Vikings have locked up defensive end Everson Griffen to a ‘huge,’ five-year deal to stay in Minnesota. The terms leaked out shortly after Rapoport’s Tweet and Griffen will ink a deal that will guarantee him $20 million on a contract worth up to $42.5 million.

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Zimmer’s thoughts on defensive free agents Allen, Williams and Griffen

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – With uncertainties looming over the Vikings’ 2014 roster construction heading into free agency, one thing is a near lock: the defensive line will look different.

With unrestricted free agents Jared Allen, Everson Griffen and Kevin Williams, it seems highly unlikely all will return. New head coach Mike Zimmer […]