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Posts Tagged ‘Contract Extension’

Clarifying Winfield’s Contract

I saw a question about Antoine Winfield’s “de-escalator” that was included in his contract extension earlier this year.  Since there seems to be some confusion, I wanted to take a moment to clear it up. Winfield signed a contract extension that will help ensure he stays a Vikings until the 2013 season.  The “de-escalator” is […]

Childress Allowed To Stick Around

So much for the carrot on a stick. According to an announcment from the Vikings official website, the team and Head Coach Brad Childress have agreed to an extension of his contract that will keep him in Minnesota until 2013. ESPN says that the deal is expected to nearly double his annual salary, bumping it […]

Extension Could Be On The Way

There were numerous reports on Wednesday that the Vikings are close to extending the contract of Head Coach Brad Childress.  While he is currently the lowest paid head coach in the NFL, the new deal is expected to double Chili’s $2 million annual salary. As can only be expected, Childress denied the reports on Wednesday.  […]

Taylor’s Future In Limbo

I would argue that Chester Taylor could start for over half of the teams in the NFL. If the Vikings hadn’t had Adrian Peterson fall to them in the draft, he’d probably still be our starter. However, after this season, Taylor is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent. Toted as one of the most […]

Winfield Locked Up

Scratch one major issue off this week’s To-Do List for the Vikings’ front office. According to the Star Tribune, 32 year old cornerback Antoine Winfield has signed a contract extension that will help ensure that he finishes his career as a Viking.  The contract is worth $36 million over 5 years, and contains $16.1 million in […]