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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Report: Vikings strike three-year deal with Captain Munnerlyn

By Mike Wilkening

Another top 100 free agent is off the market. And another player is leaving Carolina. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the Vikings have agreed to a three-year contract with Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Munnerlyn was No. 43 on PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100, and he was the 12th highest-rated non-tagged […]

Report: Vikings ink cornerback Captain Munnerlyn to three-year deal

By pmackey@1500espn.com

The Vikings’ defense has a new Captain.

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Vikings have signed cornerback Captain Munnerlyn to a three-year deal worth as much as $15 million.

Munnerlyn, 25, played the last five seasons in Carolina, earning a reputation as one of the league’s better slot cornerbacks. […]

Captain Munnerlyn visiting the Vikings

By Darin Gantt

The Love Boat might not be sailing the shores of Minnesota any longer, but they might be getting a new Captain. Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn is visiting the Vikings, according to Ben Goessling of ESPN.com. Munnerlyn is a short but altogether serviceable cornerback, who can play the slot. He had 3.0 […]

The Vikings have scheduled a visit with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings have scheduled a visit with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, per 1500ESPN.com contributor Darren Wolfson. Munnerlyn will be in Minnesota on Wednesday night and Thursday, per ESPN.

Told FA CB Captain Munnerlyn is due in for a visit with the #Vikings. More details later.

— Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) …

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