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JEROME FELTON RUMORS

Potential Vikings salary-cap cuts

Jerome Felton didn't wait on the Minnesota Vikings to decide his future. The veteran fullback watched as his role diminished last season, evaluated the possibilities with Minnesota and didn't wait for the Vikings to decide whether they wanted to release him, instead promptly declined his option for an extra year of his Vikings contract. Getting the jump on an NFL team isn't always...
Via Fox Sports North
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings fullback voids his contract, will test free agent market

Even if Adrian Peterson comes back next season, he won’t have Jerome Felton blocking for him… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating all 32 QBs as 10-year prospects Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL head coaches stack up According to a report yesterday by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the fullback informed the Vikings that he intends to void his current contract: #Vikings RB Jerome Felton...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

FB Felton opts out of contract with Vikings, becomes free agent

At least one change is coming to the Minnesota Vikings backfield. Fullback Jerome Felton, who saw his workload reduced after running back Adrian Peterson was suspended, opted out of the final year of his contract and will become a free agent. Felton, 28, helped pave the way for Peterson's MVP season in 2012, earning his first Pro Bowl appearance. He signed a three-year contract the...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings FB Jerome Felton Voiding Contract, Will Be Free Agent

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Vikings FB Jerome Felton has sent in his notice of intent to void the remainder of his contract. Rapoport mentions that Felton will likely be the No. fullback on the open market. According to Rapoport, Felton is Adrian Peterson‘s “guy” and close friend. Felton previously confirmed that he was going to exercise the opt out clause...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings FB Jerome Felton Opting Out Of Contract To Become Free Agent

Vikings FB Jerome Felton confirmed Friday that he will, in fact, exercise the opt out clause included in his contract next year and become a free agent in 2015. “The economics of my thing is they’re not going to pay me $2.5 million,’’ Felton told Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. “You wouldn’t just stay in a contract knowing your salary is that high. There...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings FB Jerome Felton Considering Opting Out Of Contract Next Year

Vikings FB Jerome Felton admitted that his lack of playing time this season is likely to impact his decision regarding whether or not to exercise the opt out included in his contract next year. “Of course, that will be a factor,” Felton said, via Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. “But I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time this year because I like our coaching staff and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Full of it: With two fullbacks, Vikings still see value in position

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Jerome Felton heard the rumors and wondered about his place in the Minnesota Vikings offense under new coordinator Norv Turner. The Cleveland Browns fullback, when Turner was the offensive coordinator there last season, was the 225-pound Chris Ogbonnaya, not exactly the bruising thumper typically lead-blocking in the running game. "Probably early in the offseason...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Robison and Jerome Felton Are Having a Fish-Off

For whatever reason, Brian Robison and Jerome Felton have been having an off-season Twitter battle. It all started early in free agency where Felton started commenting about all the defensive players who had received contracts for the Vikings, as the team rightfully understood that they needed to beef up that side of the ball. In doing so, he drew the attention of defensive end...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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