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Vikings expect measured free agent approach

Rick Spielman (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

The Vikings aren't planning on a big free-agent spending spree, and last year's interests and signings proved how much of a crap shoot free agency can be. Spielman talked about the philosophy of free agency and how the offense evolved around one hit and one miss in free agency.

The days of aggressive free-agent deals at the outset of the market opening could be a thing of the past for the Vikings. The Vikings are $12.3 million under the 2013 salary cap, according to NFL.com, and they have 10 of their own players scheduled to be unrestricted free agents when the signing period begins March 12. Leading their list are fullback Jerome Felton, right tackle Phil Loadholt...

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