UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--FS Husain Abdullah could return because he's not expected to garner much interest on the open market after suffering four concussions over the past two seasons. The Vikings need to upgrade both safety positions, but have so many other needs to address. They would feel comfortable with Abdullah, who knows the defense and was making progress before ending up on injured reserve.
--LB Xavier Adibi played in just four games, mainly as a special teamer, last year. Despite holes to fill at linebacker, the team sees little to no priority in re-signing him.
--WR Greg Camarillo has already been told the team has no interest in re-signing him.
--LB E.J. Henderson is a long-time team leader that won't return. He turns 32 in August. Physically, he's beat up and does not fit the team's youth movement.
--OL Scott Kooistra spent the season on injured reserve after fracturing a bone in his neck during the preseason.
--S Jarrad Page was a late-season stopgap signing because of injuries; he's unlikely to be brought back. Signed a minor-league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
--CB Benny Sapp at 31 he doesn't fit the team's youth movement and won't be brought back.
--TE Visanthe Shiancoe turns 32 in June and won't return.
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers)
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
--WR Devin Aromashodu: UFA; $700,000/1 yr.
--OT Pat Brown: Potential ERFA; $540,000/1 yr.
--NT Fred Evans: UFA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--DT Letroy Guion: UFA; $9M/3 yrs, $2.5M guaranteed.
--LB Erin Henderson: UFA; $2M/1 yr, terms unknown.
--QB Sage Rosenfels: Potential UFA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--CB Zack Bowman: UFA Bears; $615,000/1 yr.
--TE John Carlson: UFA Seahawks; $25M/5 yrs, $11M guaranteed.
--CB Chris Carr: FA Ravens; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--FB Jerome Felton: UFA Colts; $700,000/1 yr.
--RB Lex Hilliard: Not tendered as RFA by Dolphins; $615,000/1 yr.
--LB Marvin Mitchell: UFA Dolphins; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--OG Geoff Schwartz: Not tendered as RFA by Panthers; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--WR Jerome Simpson: UFA Bengals; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--WR Bryan Walters: FA Chargers; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--NT Remi Ayodele (released).
--CB Cedric Griffin (released).
--OG Anthony Herrera (released).
--OG Steve Hutchinson (released).
--S Tyrell Johnson: UFA Dolphins; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--TE Jim Kleinsasser (UFA; retired).
--LB Kenny Onatolu: Not tendered offer as RFA/Panthers; 3 yrs, terms unknown.
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