With their wide receiver corps wafer thin these days, the Minnesota Vikings are banking on the disappointing former first round pick Corderrelle Patterson to finally start producing.
The Minnesota Vikings are unsure when Rhett Ellison will be able to return from a torn patellar tendon, so they strengthen their depth at tight end by adding a similar player in Brian Leonhardt.
On Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings signed former Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Andre Smith to a one-year deal worth up to $3.5 million; Smith, a one time first round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, has spent his entire seven year career in Cincinnati.
On Tuesday, the Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a two-year, $11.5 million deal with former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace; Wallace was cut earlier in the offseason by the Vikings in order to save over $11 million in salary cap room.
Justin Trattou, a former Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants, has been re-signed by his current team, the Minnesota Vikings to a one-year contract.
The Minnesota Vikings are bringing back OL Mike Harris on a one-year and also announced the signing of three defensive free agents: S Michael Griffin and LBs Travis Lewis and Emmanuel Lamur.
On Wednesday during the first day of free agency in the NFL, the Minnesota Vikings have signed San Francisco 49ers offensive guard Alex Boone to a four-year deal worth $26.8 million; Boone spent the last seven years in San Francisco and had developed into one of the better guards around the league.
The Minnesota Vikings will be in hot pursuit of OL Kelechi Osemele in free agency after ridding themselves of the untenable contracts of WR Mike Wallace and OT Matt Kalil.
The Minnesota Vikings took care of some housekeeping before the free agency period by signing DB Andrew to a four-year deal and are slo bringing back DT Kenrick Ellis for another season.
The Minnesota Vikings have expressed interest in re-signing RB Matt Asiata and alos plan on expanding the role of another running back, Jerick McKinnon.