Vikings agree to terms with ex-Bengals CB Newman
MAR 25, 1:51p ET | Brian Hall
Rotowire: Mar 24 / 2:31p ET
News: Mays agreed to a one-year contract with Minnesota, ESPN 1500 AM Twin Cities reports.
Impact: Mays played for head coach Mike Zimmer when Zimmer was defensive coordinator of the Bengals from 2011 to 2013. He could start next to Harrison Smith at safety.
StatsLLC: Mar 24 / 12:00a ET
News: The Vikings have agreed to terms on a contract with Mays.
Impact: Mays was a second-round draft pick out of USC by San Francisco in 2010 and traded by the 49ers the following year to the Cincinnati Bengals, where he played three seasons under defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer. Zimmer has started his second year as coach of the Vikings. Mays will likely compete with incumbent Robert Blanton for a starting spot next to Harrison Smith.