Scout Premium Content

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, 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... Recommended Stories

  • Maybe it was never as bad as it seemed, but Green Bay's run defense is playing better, and a healthy Letroy Guion is one reason why. (John Konstantaras/Getty Images)

  • The Packers rolled out a shiny new wrinkle with a catchy name last week; we examine its roots and reasoning. (Benny Sieu/USA TODAY)

  • One of the worst defenses in the league "can't wait" to face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday night. (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY)

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.

Up Next