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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 is guaranteed.
When healthy, Jennings is a formidable receiver but has struggled the last two seasons with injuries. He missed time in 2011 while dealing with a knee issue and appeared in just eight games for the packers last season because of a torn abdominal muscle.
The Vikings might not be done at the receiver position as the team has two first-round draft choices in next month’s NFL Draft and could look to the lottery in order to add another offensive weapon for QB Christian Ponder.
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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 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...
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...
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.
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.
Seattle Making All the Right Moves
Pete Carroll and John Schneider are quickly becoming household names in the NFL world. They have built a unique core of young Seahawks players that have grown together to form a family-esque identity.
A family that likes to hurt people.
The dynamic front office duo broke the mold this off season with the trade for Percy Harvin. With the likes...
So, how do you celebrate trading for Percy Harvin, one of the top young playmakers in the NFL, on the eve of free agency? If you're John Schneider, you take a victory lap by signing one of the top pass rushers on the market, DE Cliff Avril.
DT Ndamukong Suh soaks up most of the media attention in Detrot, but to my eye Avril and DT Nick Fairley were the real linchpins...