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Vikings Sign WR Jerome Simpson

Jay Glazer has reported that the Vikings have signed ex-Bengals receiver Jerome Simpson to a one year deal. The NFL announced today that Simpson would be suspended for 3 games but that didn’t seem to scare off the Vikings. I think this is one of the Vikings better free agent additions this year. Simpson gives […]

NFL Suspends Jerome Simpson for 3 Games

The Vikings had free agent receiver Jerome Simpson in for a visit this weekend and it reportedly went well. As we pointed out, Simpson pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge which he served a 15 day jail sentence and 3 years probation. Now the NFL has rolled out their suspension for the receiver and […]

WR Jerome Simpson Visiting Vikings

Adam Schefter reported that ex-Bengals WR Jerome Simpson is visiting with the Vikings Saturday. Simpson finished last year with 50 receptions for 725 and 4 TDs in 16 games. He is 6’2, 190 lbs with ridiculous athletic ability and enough speed to get downfield. While it wouldn’t solve all problems at receiver, Simpson would be […]

Vikings Add LB and Special Teams Depth

The Vikings have announced the signing of linebacker Marvin Mitchell to provide depth with special teams value. Mitchell looks like he could be taking over Kenny Onatolu’s role if he sticks on the team. According to Tom Pelissero it will be on a one year deal. Mitchell played with the Saints from 2007-2010 and with […]

Vikings Sign CB Chris Carr

The Vikings have signed ex-Ravens cornerback Chris Carr to a one year deal. Carr visited with the Vikings a few weeks ago but left without a deal and now joins Zackary Bowman as free agent additions to this secondary. Carr started 16 games in 2010 but dealt with injuries in 2011 to his back and hamstring […]

Vikings Add WR Bryan Walters

The Vikings may not have added the Chargers wideout that everyone wanted to (Vincent Jackson) but they did add one of his teamates, Bryan Walters. Walters is an undrafted receiver from Cornell who has spent time on the Chargers 53 man roster and also their practice squad. In 4 games in 2011, Walters had 3 catches for 27 yards and […]

CB Zackary Bowman Agrees to Deal

The Vikings have finally made their first move this offseason in the secondary. According to sources, the Vikings have agreed to deal with free agent cornerback Zackary Bowman on a one year deal. The deal is a minimun deal with no guaranteed money according to The Chicago Sun-Times. Bowman(6’1-196 lbs) who played for the Bears, has […]

Vikings Re-Sign WR Devin Aromashodu

Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press reported Vikings have signed Devin Aromashodu to a one year contract. Another prove it deal for a rebuilding team looking for players who will help them win long term. Aromashodu caught 26 balls last year for 468 yards and a TD. He has good size (6’2, 201) and speed […]

Vikings Bring LB Erin Henderson Back

Sources say that the Vikings have re-signed linebacker Erin Henderson to a one year deal worth $2 Million. A slow linebacker market has allowed for a nice bargain for the Vikings who got a 25 year old who played very well in his first year as a starter. Henderson finished with 91 tackles, 8 for a […]

Geoff Schwartz Signs 1-Year Deal

The Vikings have landed their biggest free agent signing of the year in my opinion as G/T Geoff Schwartz(6’6, 331 lbs) has signed a one year deal. Schwartz visit multiple teams but has decided to join the Vikings where he has a great shot to start at guard next year. He missed all of last season […]