Found October 03, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Guard Steve Hutchinson said he, "saw the writing on the wall" as the Minnesota Vikings entered last offseason looking to get younger and that he wasnt surprised by his release a few days before free agency started in March.Hutchinson, the 12-year veteran who spent six years with the Vikings, ended up signing a three-year, 16 million contract with the Tennessee Titans, who come to Minnesota this weekend."I didn't have an option, so I got a call and they told me the decision they were going," Hutchinson said Wednesday on a conference call with Minnesota media. "I wasn't completely blindsided. Just knowing the direction that the team was going; they were trying to get younger. I kind of saw the writing on the wall, so to speak. It was a fun run. It was a good six years. But, it's a business, too, and they've got to do what they've got to do."Hutchinson, 34, was a part of a purge of several veteran players in the off...
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