Vikings' 2002 Free Agents

The Vikings gained Kenny Mixon, Darius Holland, Corey Chavous, D'Wayne Bates, Ronnie Bradford, Lorenzo Bromell and Henri Crockett in free agency and lost others. Here's a look at the team's free agent activity to date.

Free Agency 2002

Free-Agent Terms | 2002 Base Salaries | Future Contract Status

(updated from the start of the free-agent period in February to the start of training camp in July)
Unrestricted Free Agents
K Gary Anderson
WR Cris Carter
Voided contract. Retired.
CB Dale Carter
Signed with New Orleans on March 11 for seven years, $30 million.
TE Byron Chamberlain
Re-signed with the Vikings on March 19 for five years, $8 million.
OL Calvin Collins
S Robert Griffith
Voided contract. Signed with the Cleveland Browns for four years, $15 million.
WR Nate Jacquet
P Lee Johnson
DE Lance Johnstone
Re-signed with the Vikings on March 27 for $525,000.
TE Andrew Jordan
LB Pete Monty
FB Harold Morrow
Re-signed with the Vikings on Feb. 28.
WR Jake Reed
Signed with New Orleans on March 11 for one year, $750,000.
LB Kailee Wong
Signed with the Houston Texans on March 7 for four years, $12 million.
Restricted Free Agents
OL Chris Liwienski
Re-signed with the Vikings on Feb. 21 for seven years, $11 million.
DE Talance Sawyer
Signed a one-year, $563,000 tender.
LB Jim Nelson
Signed a one-year, $563,000 tender.
CB Kenny Wright
Signed a one-year, $563,000 tender.
Exclusive Rights Free Agents
OL Cory Withrow
Re-signed with the Vikings on April 3 for one year, $450,000.
• WR Chris Walsh, CB Robert Tate, OL Everett Lindsay, OL Corbin Lacina, G David Dixon.

• (June 6) Released S Don Morgan
• (May 30) Released DE Jeff Hazuga
• (April 29) RB Travis Prentice
• (March 28) RB DeWayne Miles, K Andy Crosland
• (March 12) OT Brad Badger.

• (Feb. 22) P Mitch Berger, WR Lonny Mitchell.

• (Feb. 21) S Orlando Thomas, DE Stalin Colinet, LB Fearon Wright, WR Troy Walters, DE Michael Boireau.


• (June 17) Signed DT Cedric Killing for one year, $375,000.
• (June 7) Signed WR Derrick Alexander for three years, $5.1 million.
• (May 30) Released DE Jeff Hazuga
• (May 16) Signed RB Moe Williams for one year, $650,000.
• (May 15) Signed S Ronnie Bradford for one year, $650,000.
• (May 2) Signed DE Chuck Wiley for one year, $450,000.
• (April 29) Signed K Doug Brien for one year, $650,000, and K Tyler Ashe for one year, $225,000.
• (April 25) WR Sean Dawkins for one year, $650,000.
• (April 22) Rookie free agent Kelly Campbell.
• (April 21) Signed rookie free agents FB Jeremy Allen, WR Atrews Bell, FS Jack Brewer, FB Carlos Daniels, KR Nick Davis, K Todd France, SS Kyries Hebert, QB Shaun Hill, LB Dane Krager, WR Devin Lewis, P Nick Murphy and LB Max Yates.
• (April 21) Signed free agent P Kyle Richardson for one year, $550,000.
• (April 21) Drafted FS Brian Williams, G Ed Ta'amu, LB Nick Rogers, DT Chad Beasley.
• (April 20) Drafted OT Bryant McKinnie, LB Raonall Smith, SS Willie Offord.
• (April 19) Signed TE Hunter Goodwin for one year, $650,000.
• (April 9) Signed WR D'Wayne Bates off waivers for three years, $2.85 million. • (April 9) Signed unrestricted free agent DE Lorenzo Bromell for five years, $11 million.
• (April 3) Chicago matches offer to D'Wayne Bates to retain his rights.
• (March 27) Signed Bears restricted free agent WR to three-year, $2.8 million offer sheet.
• (March 27) DE Lance Johnson for one year, $525,000.
• (March 26) KR/RB David Allen.
• (March 22) CB Corey Chavous for four years, $9.6 million.
• (March 13) LB Henri Crockett (ex-Falcon) for three years, $2.6 million.
• (March 12) DT Darius Holland (ex-Brown).
• (March 9) DE Kenny Mixon (ex-Dolphin) for five years, $17 million.
• (Feb. 28) Harold Morrow.

• (Feb. 25) CB Robert Tate, TE Johnny McWilliams, P Brian Morton.
• (Jan. 18) TE Matt Cercone, WR Kenny Clark, TE Jeff Kostrewa, DB Mesene Louisdor, OL Mike Malano, RB DeWayne Miles, S Brian Russell, RB James Wofford.


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