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Kellen Mond signs rookie deal with Vikings

Kellen Mond signs rookie deal with Vikings

Vikings quarterback Kellen Mond has signed his rookie deal, the team announced Tuesday. Mond will get a three-year, $5.223 million deal, including a signing bonus of $1.158 million, per Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press, and the third-round choice will count $949,712 against the 2021 salary […]

Report: Kellen Mond close to signing his rookie deal with Vikings

Report: Kellen Mond close to signing his rookie deal with Vikings

The Vikings are close to signing rookie quarterback Kellen Mond, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. Mond will get a three-year, $5.223 million deal, including a signing bonus of $1.158 million, per Tomasson, and the third-round choice will count $949,712 against the […]

Kirk Cousins promises to be an “open book” for Kellen Mond

Kirk Cousins promises to be an “open book” for Kellen Mond

Kirk Cousins remains the starter in Minnesota, but for the first time since he arrived in 2018, the Vikings have a potential replacement behind him. Cousins appears unbothered by the Vikings’ third-round selection of Kellen Mond. It surely helped that the team kept […]

Vikings sign fourth-round choice Kene Nwangwu

Vikings sign fourth-round choice Kene Nwangwu

The Vikings now have signed six of their 11 draft choices. Running back Kene Nwangwu, a fourth-round pick out of Iowa State, is the latest. The team announced Nwangwu’s signing Saturday. Nwangwu will get a four-year, $4.23 million contract with a signing bonus of $752,800, Chris Tomasson of […]

Christian Darrisaw, Camryn Bynum agree to terms with Vikings

Christian Darrisaw, Camryn Bynum agree to terms with Vikings

The Vikings got their top pick in the 2021 draft squared away on the contract front on Friday. Christian Darrisaw was the 23rd overall pick in Cleveland last month and, per multiple reports, he’s agreed to terms on his rookie deal. It is a four-year […]

Vikings sign draft picks Zach Davidson, Ihmir Smith-Marsette

Vikings sign draft picks Zach Davidson, Ihmir Smith-Marsette

The Vikings have agreed to terms with a pair of fifth-round choices Ihmir Smith-Marsette and Zach Davidson, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. Smith-Marsette, a receiver and kick returner from Iowa, received a four-year, $3.8 million contract, including a $318,960 signing bonus. Davidson, a tight […]

Vikings love Kellen Mond, but Kirk Cousins remains the guy

Vikings love Kellen Mond, but Kirk Cousins remains the guy

The Vikings love quarterback Kellen Mond. But they don’t love him enough to turn their current depth chart upside down. In two years, that could change. “Kirk’s our starting quarterback,” G.M. Rick Spielman told reporters on Friday night, when asked whether he called Cousins […]

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks have been selected so far in the 2021 NFL draft, the most through three rounds since the NFL began the “common draft” era in 1967. Friday night saw three quarterbacks selected, when Kyle Trask went to Tampa Bay at the […]

Vikings select Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond in third round

Vikings select Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond in third round

The Vikings have Klint Kubiak as their offensive coordinator. Kubiak’s father, Gary, played quarterback at Texas A&M and began his coaching career with the Aggies. The younger Kubiak now has a Texas A&M quarterback to groom. The Vikings used the 66th overall choice, the […]

Vikings tried to move back up for Christian Darrisaw before landing him at No. 23

Vikings tried to move back up for Christian Darrisaw before landing him at No. 23

The Vikings came into Thursday night’s first round with a lot of draft capital and they added more when they went on the clock for the 14th overall pick. A trade with the Jets netted them the 23rd pick […]