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Report: DE Everson Griffen To Reunite With Minnesota Vikings

23August 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Veteran defensive end Everson Griffen is reportedly reuniting with the Minnesota Vikings.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the team is expected to sign 33-year-old Griffen, who is coming off of six sacks last year with the Dallas Cowboys and later the Detroit Lions. He spent the previous 10 seasons with the Vikings.

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The Vikings drafted Griffen in the fourth round of the 2010 draft. He didn’t become a starter until 2015, recording an average of 11 sacks per season in four years.

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Following the 2020 season with the Vikings, Griffen chose to exercise his option to void the remaining three years on his contract and became a free agent. He later signed with the Cowboys. He was acquired by the Lions later in the season.

Griffen took five games off several years ago to treat his mental health.

 

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