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TOM JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Will the Vikings Land Michael Johnson This Time?

Last offseason the Minnesota Vikings were interested in defensive end Michael Johnson. It came as no surprise. They were coming off a season where they were ranked 31st in the league in total defense and gave up the most points in the league. They were set to move on from the aging Jared Allen and more importantly Johnson played for Mike Zimmer from 2009-2013 with the Cincinnati...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings, DT Tom Johnson finalize 3-year contract

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have finalized their three-year contract with defensive tackle Tom Johnson. The Vikings announced the deal Wednesday. Johnson was second on the team with a career-high 6 1/2 sacks, playing on a rotational basis behind starters Sharrif Floyd and Linval Joseph. His contract is worth as much as $7 million, including $3 million guaranteed...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Re-Signing Tom Johnson

The Vikings re-signed there most important free agent JUST before free agency begins this week. Tom Johnson has been re-signed to a 3 year deal worth 7 million dollars. The 31 year old was signed last year to a 1 year deal and over acheived by putting up 6.5 sacks and proving to be a viable assett to the Vikings defensive line rotation.It’s a good sign the Vikings made it a priority...
Via DraftSeason
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Re-Signing DT Tom Johnson To A Three-Year, $7M Contract

Tom Pelissero reports that the Vikings are re-signing DT Tom Johnson to a three-year contract worth $7 million. According to Pelissero, Johnson’s agreement also includes $3 million guaranteed. Johnson’s agent, Bardia Ghahremani, told Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press las week that his client was looking for a multi-year agreement, so it looks like they did a pretty good job of ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Fate of the Vikings Current Free Agents

The Vikings don’t exactly have a loaded class of free agents for 2015, in fact, it’s a mildly gross group of guys. BUT, that doesn’t mean some of them won’t be coming back. Below is a quick breakdown of each free agent and our prediction if they will return in purple in 2015 or if their services will be taken elsewhere. Christian Ponder, Quarterback Years with the Vikings...
Via DraftSeason
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Statement outlines Vikings DL Tom Johnson's side of Sunday arrest

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Tom Johnson said he was just waiting for his car, and later a ride, when confronted by Minneapolis police early Sunday morning leading to his arrest and charges of trespassing and disorderly conduct. Johnson had promised his representatives would make a statement and his agent released a sequence of events on Tuesday evening...
Via Fox Sports North
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Five keys to beating the Packers on Thursday night

Following their big win against the Atlanta Falcons, the Minnesota Vikings will be preparing on a short week as they take on the Green Bay Packers on Thursday Night football. The game will be aired on CBS and the NFL Network at 7:25 P.M. CST. The Thursday night games so far this season have been snore fests; all of the games have been won by 20 or more points and the home team has...
Via isportsweb.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: What to take away from an undefeated preseason

After their strong showing against the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings finished the preseason 4-0, the seventh time the Vikings have gone undefeated in the preseason during their 54 year history. This preseason has illuminated some surprises, both good and bad, but has shown us what to expect out of the Vikings in the 2014 season. Everson Griffen is the real deal...
Via isportsweb.com
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Will Not Tender Restricted Free Agent DT Tom Johnson

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the New Orleans Saints have elected to pass on offering restricted free agent DT Tom Johnson a tender and will now become an unrestricted free agent. Johnson, 29, signed with the Colts out of college as an undrafted free agent back in 2006. He later signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL before joining the Saints in 2011. In three...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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