The deal Hill elected to sign was valued at just over $2 million. Hill has spent the past three seasons with the Vikings, seeing action in 28 games. He'll likely provide depth to a unit that struggled last season.
Hill, a restricted free agent, receives a tender worth just over $2 million. The 27-year-old offensive tackle is more suited to backup duties, but could have a realistic path to a featured role if the Vikings struggle to fully overhaul the O-line this offeason.
Hill is considered day-to-day following his ankle sprain in Sunday's tie with the Packers, and his availability for a Week 3 game against the Bills remains up in the air, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Although the ankle injury is believed to be minor, there seems to be a real possibility that Hill won't be ready for Sunday's game. The Vikings will likely monitor hill throughout practice this week before making a decision.
Hill (ankle) suffered a minor right ankle injury in Minnesota's 29-29 tie against the Packers on Sunday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Hill was forced out of Sunday's game due to the ankle injury, after spending last week limited in practice with a rolled ankle. It's good news for the Vikings that their starting right tackle's injury isn't serious, but it remains to be seen whether Hill will get healthy in time to suit up next Sunday against the Bills.
Hill did not participate in Tuesday's practice due to an ankle injury, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Hill rolled his ankle during Monday's session and should be considered day-to-day moving forward. Brian O'Neill stepped in to take first-team reps at right tackle in Hill's absence.