Speaking of the Minnesota Vikings.
Jared Allen is out, and Everson Griffen will reap the benefits.
Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Vikings have re-signed the veteran defensive end to a huge deal.
DE Everson Griffen is re-signing with the Vikings on a huge 5-year deal, per source
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2014
Adam Schefter has confirmed the deal, and the numbers are big.
Vikings re-signed DE Everson Griffin, as @rapsheet reported. Told it's a 5-year, $42.5 million deal that includes $20 mil gtd, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 9, 2014
Griffen has spent his entire four-year career with the Vikings after being selected in the fourth-round out of USC in 2010.
The veteran has 17.5 sacks over the past three seasons, including eight in 2012 and 5.5 last season.