Why staying in Minnesota could prolong Everson Griffen's career

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Why staying in Minnesota could prolong Everson Griffen's career
Why staying in Minnesota could prolong Everson Griffen's career

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer Covered the 49ers, Raiders and Warriors for the San Jose Mercury News. She joined ESPN in 2017. MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings already were up against the salary cap at the start of free agency. To make matters more challenging, they then found themselves in a race against the clock. Coinciding with a wild turn of events last Tuesday when Anthony Barr reneged his verbal commitment to the Jets only to return to the team that drafted him on a new five-year deal, the Vikings simultaneously came up with the parameters of a contract restructure for Everson Griffen. Three days into the new league year, Griffen's $10.9 million base salary was set to become fully

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