Compensation picks a consideration as Vikings navigate free agency
MAR 24, 2:25p ET | Brian Hall
StatsLLC: Mar 16 / 12:00a ET
News: The Cowboys have signed Brinkley and Andrew Gachkar after losing a couple of starters in free agency.
Impact: Brinkley spent five of his first six years with Minnesota after the Vikings drafted him in the fifth round in 2009. He played in 48 games, with 19 starts, over four seasons.
Rotowire: Mar 12 / 8:27p ET
News: Brinkley will sign with the Cowboys, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.
Impact: Brinkley started in 11 games for the Vikings last season, registering 74 total tackles over the 16 games he played in. Even though free agency is still ongoing, Brinkley has a chance to start alongside Sean Lee if the Cowboys shift one of the two players to weakside linebacker.