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Vikings TE Carlson: ‘I want to do more'

John Carlson (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

John Carlson was the Vikings' top free-agent acquisition, but he hasn't been a top target to this point. We look at the numbers and what Carlson had to say about his role in the offense.

Tight end John Carlson signed with home-state Minnesota Vikings knowing there was no guarantee about his role, but he did receive a $5 million signing bonus guaranteed as part of his five-year, $25 million deal. As it turned out, Carlson was the focus of the team's free-agent pursuit this offseason – easily their most expensive signing – but he hasn't been the focus of their offense yet. He has...

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