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Offensive line hoping for continuity

Phil Loadholt (Jon Dahlin/Viking Update)

The Vikings had a rarity in 2012 with the same starting offensive line all 16 games. They are hoping that will happen again, despite a couple of contracts that might need extending or restructuring.

The Vikings' biggest pending free agents are split fairly evenly on defense and offense. Defensively, linebackers Erin Henderson and Jasper Brinkley and safety Jamarca Sanford are the starters scheduled for free agency on March 12. Offensively, right tackle Phil Loadholt, fullback Jerome Felton and receiver Jerome Simpson are the biggest unrestricted free agents. Vikings general manager Rick...

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