MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-9)
New faces: DT Dalvin Tomlinson, DT Michael Pierce, CB Patrick Peterson, CB Bashaud Breeland, TE Chris Herndon, K Greg Joseph, S Xavier Woods, CB Mackensie Alexander, DT Sheldon Richardson, LB Nick Vigil, DE Stephen Weatherly, WR/KR Ihmir Smith-Marsette, WR Dede Westbrook, T Christian Darrisaw, G Wyatt Davis, QB Kellen Mond.
CLEVELAND BROWNS (12-6)
New faces: DE Jadeveon Clowney, LB Anthony Walker Jr., S John Johnson III, DE Takk McKinley, CB Troy Hill, DT Malik Jackson, DT Andrew Billings, rookie CB Greg Newsome II, rookie LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, K Chase McLaughlin.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-9)
CAMP SITE: Eagan, Minnesota
LAST YEAR: After a badly deteriorated defense and a rash of turnovers by QB Kirk Cousins left the Vikings at 1-5 entering their bye week, the brilliance of rookie WR Justin Jefferson and workhorse RB Dalvin Cook helped them finish on a better note.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have stretched their offseason renovation of the defense into the summer, making one more big splash by bringing back defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson.
Richardson signed a one-year, $3.6 million contract Tuesday with the team he played for in 2018, giving the Vikings a proven interior pass rusher at a position that became a particular vulnerability in 2020 amid an uncharacteristic collapse by a once-dominant unit.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns signed another player from their Class of 2021.
Defensive tackle Tommy Togiai, a fourth-round pick from Ohio State, signed his deal Friday. He joined fourth-round pick offensive lineman James Hudson, fifth-round linebacker Tony Fields II, fifth-round safety Richard LeCounte III and sixth-round running back Demetric Felton as rookies who have signed.
CLEVELAND (AP) — This off-season remodeling of the Browns' defense includes a surprising removal....
The Saints last week reached the halfway point of their season by taking down the undefeated Rams and lifting up the incomparable Drew Brees as front-runner for the first MVP award of his record-blasting 18-year NFL career.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he doesnt expect to play any of the starters in the teams final preseason game against the Titans on Thursday night, although he has no questions about running back Dalvin Cooks availability for their Week 1 contest against the 49ers at U.S.
Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson were benched for the first quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins because they were late for a team meeting last week, according to multiple reports.