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Notebook: Spielman talks free agency

Rick Spielman (Greg Smith/USA Today)

The Vikings didn't make any huge splashes in free agency last year, but a few of them carved out contributing roles, and then there was the one that got away. GM Rick Spielman talked about his approach and philosophy with free agency.

The Vikings didn't make many splash signings in free agency last year, but it wasn't from a complete lack of trying. General manager Rick Spielman didn't get everyone he took a shining to – notably receiver Pierre Garcon opted for the Washington Redskins after the Vikings reportedly made a run at him – but they added what they believed could be four starters with outside free agents Jerome Felton... Recommended Stories