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The Minnesota Vikings announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with cornerback Terence Newman.
Details of the contract were not immediately available.
Newman, 39-years old, will return for his third season in the purple and gold.
Tuesday Newman spoke on SiriusXM Radio and said that he wanted a shot at winning at ring and that he wanted to play for a contender.
With Newman signing in Minnesota, clearly the veteran corner believes that Minnesota has the right pieces in place to contend for a Super Bowl.
The official release from the Vikings is below.
Eden Prairie, MN (March 15, 2017) – The Minnesota Vikings announce the following roster move:
AGREE TO TERMS:
Player POS. EXP. COLLEGE
Terence Newman........... CB............. 15..................... Kansas State
Newman returns for his third season with the club and his 15th NFL season overall. The 38-year-old veteran has the second most career interceptions (41) among active NFL players, trailing only DeAngelo Hall (43). He has appeared in 31 games while making 26 starts with the Vikings and is just two starts shy of reaching 200 for his career. The Salina, Kansas native previously played for Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer in Dallas from 2003-06 and in Cincinnati from 2012-13.