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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Dakota Dozier (78) blocks during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Vikings have re-signing the veteran guard,  who played in 16 games last season with a career-high four starts. (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

Minnesota Vikings re-sign veteran guard Dakota Dozier

Mar. 28, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran guard Dakota Dozier. The team announced the re-signing of the Furman product, who played in 16 games last season with a career-high four starts. He originally joined Minnesota as a free agent last April 4. Dozier was drafted by the New York Jets...

Vikings re-sign backups RB Ameer Abdullah, OL Brett Jones

Mar. 27, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

The Minnesota Vikings re-signed two more of their own free agents on Friday, with new contracts for running back Ameer Abdullah and center Brett Jones. Abdullah has been the team's primary kickoff returner since being claimed off waivers from Detroit on Nov. 7, 2018. He also carved out a niche on coverage units...

Terry Tausch, All-American at Texas and NFL vet, dies at 61

Mar. 27, 2020 12:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Tausch, an All-American offensive lineman at Texas and eight-year NFL veteran who played for the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 61. The Longhorns announced that Tausch passed away Wednesday night at his home in Plano, Texas. His older brother, Gary...

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Tennessee Titans' Tajae Sharpe (19) makes a touchdown catch against Indianapolis Colts' Kenny Moore during the second half of an NFL football gam, in Indianapolis. After the departure of Stefon Diggs, the Vikings have turned to Sharpe to fill a startling void at wide receiver. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Staying Sharpe: New Vikings receiver follows Diggs departure

Mar. 26, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — To fill a glaring hole at wide receiver opened by the departure of Stefon Diggs, the Minnesota Vikings have turned first to Tajaé Sharpe. Whenever NFL teams are able to gather for practice, Sharpe should at least have a head start on offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's playbook. ...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes speaks to the media after taking part in an NFL training session at the London Irish rugby team training ground in the Sunbury-on Thames suburb of south west London. The salary-cap-strapped Minnesota Vikings have terminated the contracts of two long-time starters: nose tackle Linval Joseph and cornerback Xavier Rhodes. The move will clear more than $18.5 million off the team's salary cap. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

AP source: Colts continue building defense by signing Rhodes

Mar. 26, 2020 7:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent cornerback Xavier Rhodes on Thursday, adding another potentially key piece to their defense. Rhodes agreed to a one-year deal, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because...

Vikings add free agents WR TajaƩ Sharpe, DE Anthony Zettel

Mar. 25, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings agreed to contract terms Wednesday with wide receiver Tajaé Sharpe and defensive end Anthony Zettel, adding two fifth-year veterans at positions vacated by star players. Sharpe played his first four NFL seasons for Tennessee, a fifth-round draft pick in 2016...

MyCole Pruitt agrees to 1-year deal to re-sign with Titans

Mar. 24, 2020 4:39 PM EDT

Tight end MyCole Pruitt has agreed on a one-year contract to re-sign with the Tennessee Titans. Pruitt had six catches for 90 yards and one touchdown for Tennessee in 2019. He started in 10 of his 16 games. He had nine catches for 102 yards and one touchdown in 2018, his first season with the Titans. Pruitt was a...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum talks to quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski during an NFL walkthrough practice session at Syon House in Syon Park, south west London. Keenum's NFL  journey is reuniting him with a coach who brought out the best in the quarterback. Keenum officially signed his three-year, $18 million contract Tuesday, March 24, 2020, with the Cleveland Browns, who are bringing him in to help Baker Mayfield and give new coach Kevin Stefanski a security blanket in case things don't go as planned. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Backup plan: Browns sign veteran QB Keenum to help Mayfield

Mar. 24, 2020 12:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum's NFL journey is reuniting him with a coach who brought out the best in the quarterback. Keenum officially signed his three-year, $18 million contract Tuesday with the Cleveland Browns, who are bringing him in to help mentor Baker Mayfield while also giving new coach Kevin...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person familiar with the deals says the Atlanta Falcons have reached agreements with wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, a former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, and guard Justin McCray.
The person told the Associated Press about the agreements on Monday, March 23, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deals will not be official until Treadwell and McCray pass physicals.  (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

AP source: Falcons agree to deals with Treadwell, McCray

Mar. 23, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A person familiar with the deals says the Atlanta Falcons have reached agreements with wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, a former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, and guard Justin McCray. The person told the Associated Press about the agreements on Monday on condition of anonymity...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley runs a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Los Angeles. The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press about the agreement on Friday, March 20, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be official until Gurley passes a physical. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Brady, Gurley: From 2019 Super Bowl foes to same division

Mar. 21, 2020 1:03 AM EDT

For now, there are four Super Bowl quarterbacks in the NFC South, including a newcomer. Some guy named Brady. Tom Brady's monumental move from New England, where he won six NFL titles, to Tampa Bay has him joining New Orleans' Drew Brees, Atlanta's Matt Ryan, and Carolina's Cam Newton — who is on the way...