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Vikings avoiding much ‘dead money'

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The Vikings are running short on cap space, but they don't have too much dead money – money from terminated contracts – weighing them down now.

The Vikings have just over $5.1 million in salary cap room. With two first-round picks and 11 draft picks overall (currently), that won't leave much room for them to add much more in free agency. Despite arranging the contract of their most significant free agent signing, Greg Jennings, to go easy on this year's salary cap, resigning six of their unrestricted free agents and adding Jennings and... Recommended Stories