Matt and Nick are back to discuss everything related to Vikings’ FA. Adam Thielen cut, Kirk restructured, Garrett Bradbury and Alex Mattison return, and the signings of Byron Murphy, Marcus Davenport, and Josh Oliver! Plus all of the little moves that have been made.
A full list of moves below:
Cut/Waived Released Adam Thielen, saving $6.5M in cap; Still a Free Agent Released Eric Kendricks, saving $9.5M; Signed with LAC for $13.25M/2 years ($5.5M bonus) Let Tomlinson walk (despite re-done deal), signed with CLE for $57/4 years Let P2 walk, signed with PIT for $14M/2 years (with a $6M bonus) Waived Cam Dantzler (had a $2.7M contract), claimed by WAS Greg Mancz (center) signed with BUF Restructures: Kirk – Added 2 void years and did bonus conversion to save $16M Harrison Smith – Lowered salary by $6.7M Restructured Jordan Hicks, saving $1.5M (lowered salary to $3.5M with roster/workout bonuses) Internal re-signings Garrett Bradbury: $15.7M over 3 years, $2.6M cap hit in 2023 Nick Mullens: $4M/2 years Greg Joseph – $2M/1 year with 1.2M guaranteed Andrew DePaola – $4M/3 years Alexander Mattison – $7M/2 years, $6.35M gtd EFRAs: Khyris Tonga and Blake Brandel Ellefson, Willekes on league min Still free agents: Chandon Sullivan Duke Shelley Jonathan Bullard Irv Smith Jr Oli Udoh Kris Boyd Bisi Johnson Still in Contract Limbo Za’Darius Smith ($12.5M if traded; $5.05M is guaranteed today) Dalvin Cook ($7.9M if traded; $5.9M if cut) Signings Byron Murphy (2 years, $17.5M or so, less than $5M year one cap hit) Marcus Davenport (Reported 1 year $13M) Josh Oliver (3 years, $21M, $3.5M cap hit) Dean Lowry (2 year, $8.5M with $3M gtd) Matt Fries @friesfootball
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