2007 Vikings Free Agency
Free Agency

Posted Jun 5, 2007


A look at the Vikings' free-agent activity, along with links to other pertinent information.


FREE-AGENT STORIES
Pair of RFAs Sign Tender
Culpepper a Potential Cut | SuperLowber?
Lowber a Creative Signing | Kolodziej Goes to Cardinalst
Rosenthal Goes to Dolphins | Former Viking Visits Rival
Kleinsasser Re-Works Contract | Tier-Two WR Interestt
Doss Signs with Vikings | Another WR Visit Scheduled
Colts Gallop In | Is Moorehead the Answer?
Free-Agent WR to Visit | Still in Scott Competition
Wheels Keep on Turning | Texans Release Carr
Wiggins Signs with Jags | Scott Continues Visits
Put QB Speculation to Rest | Childress Discusses Much
Carr Could Be Available Soon | Vikings in Lead for Scott?
Scott's Options Open Back Up | Scott Leaves Without Deal
Curtis Signs with Eagles | Curtis Still Contemplating
Other Side of Free Agency | Wade Explains Rocky Career
Vikings Likely to Add Another WR | Vikings Show Interest in Guard
Bye, Bye Bethel | Player Visits, Signings
Vikings Sign WR Wade | Player Visits Continue
Kevin Curtis Update | Johnson Signs w/ Dallas
March 3 Notebook | Audio: TE, LB
Smoot Goes To Washington | Spielman, Childress Expand on Signings
Vikings Sign LB, TE | NFL Keeps Moving
New Tenders Fill Gap | March 3 Notebook
Whittle Leaving | Release Three, Tender Others
Childress Debunks Rumors | Cap Cash Cows | Johnson Released
TE/WR Possibilities | Free Agent Chat Transcript |
Pre-Free Agency Moves Expected | Tight End Interest |
Childress Audio/Video | Veteran Linemen a Focus
| Playmakers Wanted |
Kubiak on Carr Trade Speculation | Childress Discusses Team |


FREE AGENCY DATABASE
QB | RB | WR | TE | OT | OG | C
DE | DT | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

EARLY POSITIONAL PREVIEWS
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | OG | C
DE | DT | OLB | ILB | CB | S


VIKINGS FREE AGENCY 2007
(updated from the start of the free-agent period to the start of training camp in July)

RATING SYSTEM

Viking Update ranks its FREE AGENTS with the following guidelines based on our assessment of the players:

= All-Pro quality player, player deserving but league depth at position keeps player back.
= Would start for most teams, elevated growth/fringe All-Pro.
= Starting quality, average to slightly above average player.
= Solid to serviceable player, backup for most teams.
= Roster bubble long-shot, special teams only type contributor, no defined role in position.

Unrestricted Free Agents
Jason Glenn LB Re-signed for one year, $595,000.
Napoleon Harris LB Signed with Chiefs for six years, $24 million, including a $7.5 million signing bonus.
Bethel Johnson WR Signed with Eagles for one year, $650,000.
Ross Kolodziej DT Signed with Cardinals for one year, $595,000.
Travis Taylor WR Signed with Raiders for one year, $720,000.
Jason Whittle OL Signed with Bills for one year, $720,000, including a $40,000 signing bonus.
Tank Williams S Re-signed for one-year, $595,000.
Restricted Free Agents
Rod Davis LB Unsigned
Anthony Herrera OL Re-signed for one year, $850,000.
Spencer Johnson DT Re-signed for one year, $850,000.
Richard Owens TE Re-signed for one year, $850,000.
Artose Pinner RB Re-signed for one year, $850,000.
Darrion Scott DL Re-signed for one year, $850,000.
Exclusive Rights Free Agents
Heath Farwell LB Re-signed for one year, $435,000.
Will Hunter S Unsigned
Chris Kluwe P Re-signed for one year, $435,000.
Released
* March 1: Released cornerback Fred Smoot, tight end Jermaine Wiggins and offensive tackle Mike Rosenthal.

* Feb. 28: Released quarterback Brad Johnson.

Signed
* April 4: Signed safety Mike Doss to a one-year, $1 million contract.

* March 6: Signed wide receiver Bobby Wade to a five-year, $15 million contract, including $4 million in guarantees.

* March 3: Signed tight end Visanthe Shianco to a five-year, $18.2 million contract, including a $7 million bonus.

* March 3: Signed linebacker Vinny Ciurciu to a three-year, $3 million contract with a $500,000 bonus.

* During 2006 Season: Vikings extended the contracts of left tackle Bryant McKinnie, LB E.J. Henderson, DT Kevin Williams, fullback Jeff Dugan, and long snapper Cullen Loeffler.

RECENT VIKINGS FREE AGENCY

2006 Free-Agency Portal

2005 Free-Agency Portal

2004 Free-Agency Portal

2003 Free-Agency Portal

2002 Free-Agency Portal 



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 -by VikingUpdate.com  Feb 20, 2007
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