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CHARLIE JOHNSON RUMORS

Report: Vikings Have Reached Out To G Mike Iupati

Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports that the Vikings have reached out to free agent G Mike Iupati in recent days. According to Tomasson, the Vikings are seeking a replacement for left guard Charlie Johnson, who they released not too long ago. Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego reports that the Chargers are expected to make run ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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
February 27, 2015  |  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
February 27, 2015  |  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

Vikings agree to terms with LG Charlie Johnson

The Minnesota Vikings had one starting position on offense left to fill. They turned to a familiar face for a solution. On Saturday, Minnesota agreed to terms with Charlie Johnson on a two-year, $5 million contract, a source told FOXSportsNorth.com. Johnson, 29, has started at least 15 games each of the past three seasons for the Vikings, including 31 games the past two years as...
Via Fox Sports North
March 15, 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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