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.