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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 47.5 million with 18.5 million guaranteed. Jennings, 29, was the biggest-name receiver still available in free agency, and the Vikings were perilously thin at the position after the trade of Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks earlier in the week.
"To me, he was a unique situation," Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said of being aggressive in free agency with Jennings. "And I tell you guys all the time, if there's something unique out there that you have an opportunity to go get a player, we're very, very fortunate to have the ownership we have to give us the resources we ne...
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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...
According to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com, free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings has been looking for $11 million per year.
Now that Jennings is meeting with the Vikings, Pelissero isn’t sure if he’s dropped his price since the start of free agency.
My guess is that Jennings realized after the first few days of free agency that he’s not going to get the money he wants and...
Greg Jennings is the latest in a long line of free-agent receivers to join the Vikings . One after another, they have been largely unproductive. The difference is that Jennings is already proven.
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...
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...
The contracts awarded in free agency on Wednesday seem to bode well that Green Bay can get receiver Greg Jennings and running back Steven Jackson at a reasonable price. The Packers are the favorites for both players, barring the appearance of an additional suitor.
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...
Green Bay is in a tizzy right about now. Former Packers wide out Greg Jennings just pulled a semi Brett Favre. Jennings will be playing for the Packers NFC rival Minnesota Vikings. He had played seven years with Green Bay is moving to don the colors of purple and yellow. Greg has been sidelined with a few injuries that kept him on the sidelines for the Packers and the Vikings hope...
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.
Greg Jennings is the latest defector from Green Bay to Minnesota, agreeing to terms on a reported five-year contract.
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 [...]
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...