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Vikings announce contract extension for Eric Kendricks

By Matthew Coller

The Minnesota Vikings have a lot of work to do with several key players set to hit free agency in 2019. They began that process on Monday by signing linebacker Eric Kendricks to a long-term contract extension.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the deal is for five years worth $50 million with $25 million guaranteed.

Kendricks has picked up over 100 tackles in back-to-back seasons and played a significant role in the Vikings ranking No. 1 against opposing running backs in the passing game (per Football Outsiders).

Vikings are signing LB Eric Kendricks to a five-year, $50 million extension that includes $25 million guaranteed, per source.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2018

Anthony Barr, Stefon Diggs and Danielle Hunter are also free agents following next season.

The post Vikings announce contract extension for Eric Kendricks appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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