Found March 08, 2014 on Fox Sports North:
Matt Cassel turned down all the pretty girls. The Minnesota Vikings are trying to resist the temptation of the Maserati. Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer offered a bit of color in describing the free-agency landscape, which officially kicked off with the three-day negotiation period opening on Saturday. NFL teams can talk to agents and express their interest and dollars in the hopes of signing contracts when the new league year begins on Tuesday, March 11 at 3 p.m. C.T. The Vikings have holes to fill -- a starting left guard and possibly at least four defensive starting spots -- and will need to shop around. Zimmer, like general manager Rick Spielman, is all about the bargain and haggling down that sticker price. "Everybody sees that Maserati and they want to go buy it, and you know you probably shouldn't," Zimmer told reporters on Thursday. "You should probably buy a Ford F-150 like I got. Because if you get the F-150, you can keep building the pieces you need. So I t...
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