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Christian Ponder needed some help in the receiving game, and the Vikings’ front office just gave it to him.
Greg Jennings signed a five-year deal with the Vikings on Friday. The total contract is worth $47.5 million with at least $18 million guaranteed.
The Vikings traded away their top receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks earlier in the week and missed out on speedster Mike Wallace, who signed with the Miami Dolphins instead. So, getting Jennings was a must for the Vikes and they came through in the deal after all.
At his introductory press conference on Friday night, Jennings brought up his departure from the other side of the rivalry in Green Bay. He acknowledged the history of Packers players turned Vikings, most notably Brett Favre.
“I’m not the first Packers player to jump over to this side,” Jennings said with a smile. “That makes it a little more relieving.”
Jennings, 29, left a mark with the Packers that included two Pro Bowl selections, 425 receptions, more than 6...
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Free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings will be having dinner with the Minnesota Vikings tonight and undergoing a more formal meeting with them tomorrow.
According to Mike Freeman of CBS Sports, Jennings is torn about possibly signing with the Vikings, since they’re a big rival of the Packers.
NFL source: “(Jennings) seems genuinely torn about possibility of playing for Packers...
Greg Jennings may have left Green Bay for an in-division rival in the Minnesota Vikings and yes for the team that offered him the most money - five years, $47.5 million, $18 million guaranteed - but he went to the team that made him feel wanted the most.
And yet on paper you can see why some people feel this is a selfish act to go for the money, as it is being reported he rejected...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. All the wining-and-dining, and a lot of money, has finally landed the Minnesota Vikings their outside receiver and pried him away from a division rival.
After more than a day of courting, Minnesota signed Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings on Friday to a five-year contract. ESPN's Josina Anderson is reporting that Jennings' five-year deal is for...
After signing his big deal (five years, $47.5 million, $18 million guaranteed), former Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings had a moment of reflection...Ponder-ing, one might say...
The Minnesota Vikings hope that they have landed a receiver to replace Percy Harvin after signing former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings. Jennings has dealt with injury issues over the past two seasons but that did not hinder the Vikings from inking Jennings to a deal that will pay him $9 million per year. It appears now that Jennings had another suitor and turned them...
Greg Jennings has agreed to a five-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings, becoming the latest Green Bay Packer to head across the border and join their bitter NFC North rivals.The contract has a maximum value of $47.5 million, with $18 million guaranteed. The contract is worth a minimum of $27 million over the first three years, and could be as much as $28.5 million over the first...
Greg Jennings felt the need to be wanted, and he wanted to show the Packers that he has a lot left in the tank. Jennings will now get the opportunity to do both.
Adam Schefter is reporting that Jennings and the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a deal.
Greg Jennings reached agreement with…the Vikings.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2013
Jennings will now have the...
The Packers went from an offense with Greg Jennings and Steven Jackson to an offense with neither in the span of about 24 hours. Green Bay entered the offseason needing to upgrade its defense. Now, it will have to upgrade the offense, too, if it wants to remain relevant in the NFC.
Tweet Between 2006-2012 Greg Jennings won a Super Bowl, made two Pro Bowl appearances, and racked up 425 receptions, 6,537 yards, and 53 touchdowns for the Green Bay Packers. Next season he’ll be suiting up for the NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings after agreeing to a five-year contract. Since 2009 T.J. Lang has been [...]
Greg Jennings is the latest defector from Green Bay to Minnesota, agreeing to terms on a reported five-year contract.
After shipping troubled receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks, the Minnesota Vikings suddenly had a need for a number one receiver. The Vikings landed that receiver on Friday, reportedly signing former Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings to a five year deal. Multiple outlets are suggesting the deal is worth $48 million dollars for the life of the contract. 18 million...
Christian Ponder now has consistency on his offensive line and experience in his receiving corps. He will have the chance to make or break his Vikings career in 2013.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin got his way and was traded away from the Minnesota Vikings partly because of his reported feelings about his former quarterback Christian Ponder. Ponder has wasted very little time stepping to the proverbial podium and letting it be known that he could care less what Harvin says, does or [...]
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings didn't wait long to find a backup quarterback.
FOX Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting that Minnesota has agreed to terms with former Kansas City Chiefs starter Matt Cassel, hours after Cassel was cut by Kansas City on Thursday morning. At the Scouting Combine in February, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said the team would look at bringing...