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The Arizona Cardinals beefed up their offensive line Tuesday, agreeing with left tackle Jared Veldheer on a five-year deal worth $35 million, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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I know I'm a little late to this, but wanted to pass along the reports that are out there that the Seahawks are among the teams speaking with former Vikings defensive end Jared Allen .
As NFL free agency formally began Tuesday, the Vikings finalized contracts with Griffen and quarterback Matt Cassel that they agreed to over the weekend.
It was clear from about week 11 last season that big changes were coming in 2014, but now that free agency is underway, fans have a much better idea of the direction the Vikings are going in.
Nov 3, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen celebrates his sack against Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo in the second quarter Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen at AT&T Stadium.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer heads into Tuesday's 3 p.m. opening of the NFL free-agency signing period with plenty of needs, plenty of money and apparently plenty of patience.
As we mentioned in today's Horse Tracks , Jared Allen is bound for free agency after informing the Vikings he won't be returning in 2014.
Believe it or not, the market for veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams won't be hot when free agency opens tomorrow.
One way NFL teams try to predict the competition for free agents is by connecting dots between available players and their former coaches.
Jared Allen left the AFC West to deliver as a dominant pass rusher for the Minnesota Vikings.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen , right, smiles on the sidelines moments after he intercepted a pass against the St. Louis Rams in December 2012.
Defensive end Everson Griffen has re-signed a five-year contract with the Vikings , according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, and it's a big-time deal as ESPN.com reports that it's worth $42.5 million with $20 million of it guaranteed.
Before the start of free agency, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson seemed like one of the Minnesota Vikings ' most likely targets, due to his history with new Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and his familiarity with Zimmer's defense.
After all, big names once again litter the market, but the players in search of a new home come with a major risk not many seem fond of hearing about until it is too late.