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Sunday slant: Health will dictate DE decision

Jared Allen

The Vikings have their top four defensive ends entering a contract year, with their two starters coming off injury-filled seasons. Their health and production will set the tone for their contract talks, or if the Vikings even want to talk contract with some of them.

Every March, the Vikings face difficult free agent decisions. Only three months ago, they shocked many when they decided to release Antoine Winfield in order to sign all but one of their other starting free agents to multi-year deals. The old man of the secondary left and Percy Harvin was traded, but the Vikings retained younger starters like Erin Henderson, Phil Loadholt and Jerome Felton. The... Recommended Stories