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CHARLIE JOHNSON RUMORS

Vikings release left guard Charlie Johnson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have released starting left guard Charlie Johnson after four seasons with the team. The move was made Friday, clearing $2.5 million from the team's salary cap. Johnson started 61 of 64 regular season games after joining the Vikings as a left tackle during training camp in 2011. Johnson moved to left guard, holding down that position...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings cut starting left guard Johnson

The one expected salary-cap maneuver for the Minnesota Vikings became reality Friday. Minnesota announced it terminated the contract of offensive lineman Charlie Johnson. Johnson, 30, was due to make $2.45 million in base salary in 2015 in the final year of his contract. Johnson's release frees up the full $2.45 million as he doesn't carry any dead money against the salary cap. The...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Guard The Vikings need an upgrade over Charlie Johnson at left guard. He’s struggled there for 3 years. He was Pro Football Focus’ 61st ranked guard out of 81 eligible in 2012, 52nd out of 81 eligible in 2013, and 56th out of 78 eligible in 2014. Prior to that, he was 53rd out of 76 eligible offensive tackles on the blindside in 2011. Going into his age 31 season...
Via The Football Fan Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Johnson Squats Hard, Bro

Practice is over but the work doesn't stop. #VikingsCamp #CampLife pic.twitter.com/ZGvS6LT913 — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) August 10, 2014
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the Minnesota Vikings free agency moves from 1-10!

Week one of free agency is in the books and it has been a whirlwind. The Vikings have been very active in the early stages and may not be done. Time will tell if these moves will make a difference, but here is my top 10 out of what they’ve done so far: 10. Re-signing Charlie Johnson When I first saw that Charlie Johnson would be back, I was baffled. After further review it doesn’t...
Via cover32 - Vikings
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Temper Fan Free Agency Excitement, Re-Sign Charlie Johnson

Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman had noticed a swell of increased popular opinion following the team in the wake of the first week of free agency. The Vikings had signed run stopping defensive tackle Linval Joseph, and upgraded their secondary instantly with the signing of Captain Munnerlyn. Rumors also swirled that the team was interviewing capable linebackers, asking current...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Re-Signing of Charlie Johnson

Career Stats: 8 Years in league | 101 Games Started By the reaction on Twitter this isn’t one of the more popular re-signings of the Vikings offseason. Johnson has been a starter ever since joining the Vikings in 2011 playing both offensive tackle and guard. The big man from Oklahoma St. has had his ups and downs during his NFL career and is looked at best as an average guard...
Via DraftSeason
March 15, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Vikings Re-Signing G Charlie Johnson

  Darren Wolfson reports that the Vikings have re-signed G Charlie Johnson to a two-year contract. Wolfson adds that Johnson’s two-year deal is $2.5 million per year. The Vikings have reportedly been interested in re-signing Johnson for a few days now. A recent reports indicated that they could target Panthers free agent G Travelle Wharton  if they were unable to retain...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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