Vikes sign Edwards, Triplett to deals
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards has signed his
The Vikings announced the signing of the restricted free agent
on their website Monday.
Edwards was given a first-round-level tender worth $2.5 million
for one year, but he waited three months to sign it. Edwards has
expressed frustration about losing unrestricted status in free
agency, when the final year of the collective bargaining agreement
began without a new deal in place.
The Vikings also signed fifth-round draft pick Nate Triplett, a
linebacker from Minnesota.
They pared their roster by waiving six rookies: center Eddie
Adamski, tackle Matt Hanson, running back James Johnson, wide
receiver Aaron Rhea, cornerback Angelo Williams and tackle Marlon