Linebacker Napoleon Harris officially signed a one-year deal Thursday and joined the Vikings for their Thursday afternoon practice.
October 16, 2008
FB Thomas Tapeh and head coach Brad Childress were a little vague or uncertain how his situation would be resolved. A release could be near.
October 16, 2008
Vikings coach Brad Childress said Wednesday that former Vikings linebacker Napoleon Harris was arriving in the afternoon for a physical. See what Childress and some of the other linebackers, including potential starter and recent acquisition Dontarrious Thomas, had to say about the news.
October 15, 2008
The Vikings were busy signing players to multi-year deals at the outset of free agency, but thanks to the art of the roster bonus they aren't mortgaging their long-term future to improve their short-term outlook. See how their multi-year contracts were structured.
Former Vikings defensive lineman Bob Lurtsema talks about the free agents the Vikings signed right out of the gate, a player that got away, the aggressive approach and what's still needed.
Newly signed Thomas Tapeh is expected to succeed Pro Bowl fullback Tony Richardson as the primary lead blocker for Adrian Peterson and Chester Taylor in the running game. Check out the full scouting report here …
Fate seemed to be working well for fullback Thomas Tapeh to join the Vikings. See how it came together and what the principle characters in the deal had to say.
Last year, the Vikings tried and failed to sign the top receiver on the free-agent market, leaving a small and lackluster group of signings. This year, they appear to be as aggressive in the free-agent market as they were in 2006.