Archive for March, 2009


Vikings re-sign free agent linebacker Heath Farwell

Vikings free agent linebacker and special teamer Heath Farwell is returning to the Minnesota Vikings. Farwell and the Vikings have agreed to a three-year, $7.75 million contract that will make him the NFL’s highest-paid special teams player. Farwell’s contract also includes $3.25 million in guarantees. Vice president Rick Spielman said the Vikings started contract negotiations […]

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Spielman Says Vikings Not Interested In Terrell Owens

Well the speculation was fun while it lasted, but Vikings vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman, has all but squashed the possibility of Minnesota signing free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens. “We never say never, but I know you can put the pieces together and the history with coach (Brad) Childress,” Spielman said today. […]

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Vikings Might Pursue Terrell Owens

A recent story on NFL.com, reports that Minnesota might be a likely landing spot for recently released wide receiver Terrell Owens. Owens was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday evening and his likely landing spot will only include a few teams. Vikings head coach Brad Childress has had clashes with Owens in the past […]

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Ravens sign Vikings free agent center Matt Birk

Long time Vikings center Matt Birk will now be a Baltimore Raven as the Ravens have reached an agreement with the Vikings free-agent. Birk has reportedly agreed to a three-year contract, but the specifics of the deal are not yet known. Birk will fill the center spot left by Jason Brown, who signed with the […]

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Carl Eller Will Remain in Workhouse During Appeal Process

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Carl Eller will continue to be held in a county run workhouse while he appeals his driving under the influence and assault misdemeanour convictions. District Judge Dan Mabley of Hennepin County ruled on Tuesday that the 67-year-old Eller must continue serving his 60-day sentence while his lawyers pursue the appeal. […]

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Vikings Release Linebacker Vinny Ciurciu

The Vikings have released long time reserve linebacker and special teams player Vinny Ciurciu on Tuesday. Ciurcui had previously signed a three-year contract with the Vikings in 2006 worth up to $3 million dollars with $500,000 in guaranteed money. Ciurciu had been injury prone and his play on special teams was not up to par. […]

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