Free agency is officially upon us in the National Football League, ladies and gentlemen. As we do every year, we have put together a tracker to help everyone see who the Minnesota Vikings are bringing into the fold and which Vikings are seeking their fame and fortune in other locations. We’ll do our best to make sure that everything is here as soon as news breaks, so this is sort of Free Agency Central here at The Daily Norseman for the time being.
With that, here is the list.
Minnesota Vikings Free Agent Rumors
- No fresh free agent rumors out there at the present time
Trades! We Got Trades!
- The Vikings are have made a deal to acquire quarterback Trevor Siemian from the Denver Broncos, presumably to serve as Cousins’ backup.
Free Agents The Vikings Have Actually Signed
- The Minnesota Vikings have officially signed quarterback Kirk Cousins to a three-year, $84 million contract. Every penny is fully guaranteed.
- The Vikings have signed former Seattle Seahawks’ defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson to a one-year, $11 million deal.
- Offensive lineman Tom Compton, who most recently played for the Chicago Bears, will be signing a deal with the Vikings.
- Journeyman linebacker Reshard Cliett has signed a deal with the Vikings.
- The Vikings have signed wide receiver Kendall Wright to a deal, the terms of which have not been disclosed.
Minnesota Vikings’ In-House Free Agents
- Joe Berger, OL (UFA) - Berger has officially announced his retirement from the National Football League. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.
- Sam Bradford, QB (UFA) - Reportedly signing with the Arizona Cardinals; deal reportedly a one-year, $20 million deal ($15 million guaranteed) and an option for a second year at the same price.
Teddy Bridgewater, QB (UFA) - Reportedly signing with the New York Jets; deal reportedly a one-year deal worth
somewhere within the $5-6 million rangea maximum of $15 million with incentives.
- Tramaine Brock, CB (UFA) Reportedly signing with the Denver Broncos; 1 year, $4 million dollars.
- Mack Brown, RB (ERFA) - Returning to the Vikings on a one-year deal
- Nick Easton, G (RFA) - Tendered at the second-round level by the Vikings
- Michael Floyd, WR (UFA)
- Kai Forbath, K (UFA) - Returning to the Vikings on a one year deal.
- Anthony Harris, S (ERFA) - Returning to the Vikings on a one-year deal
- Case Keenum, QB (UFA) - Reportedly signing with the Denver Broncos; deal expected to be two years at $18 million/year
- Tom Johnson, DT (UFA) - Reportedly signing a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks; terms not immediately disclosed.
- Emmanuel Lamur, LB (UFA) - Reportedly signing with the Oakland Raiders; terms of deal not yet disclosed.
- Jerick McKinnon, RB (UFA) Reportedly signing a 4 year, $30 million deal with the San Francisco 49ers
- Terence Newman, CB (UFA)
- Jeff Overbaugh, LS (ERFA) - Will not be tendered by the Vikings and will become a free agent
- Bishop Sankey, RB (UFA)
- Marcus Sherels, CB (UFA) - Reportedly re-signing with the Vikings on a one-year deal.
- Jeremiah Sirles, OL (UFA) - Reportedly signing a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers; terms not immediately disclosed.
- Shamar Stephen, DT (UFA) - Reportedly signing a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks; terms not immediately disclosed.