According to ESPN’s Kimberley Martin, it is a one-year deal worth $6 million.
Griffen, 32, remains a force as a pass rusher after 10 seasons with the Vikings. He made his fourth career Pro Bowl last season while tallying eight sacks, 24 quarterback hits and an interception.
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The NFL recently reinstated Smith, 30, after his four-year hiatus from the league for a slate of legal issues including a domestic violence conviction. He was one of the league’s best pass rushers prior to his suspension.
It’s not clear why Griffen, who played his entire career in Minnesota, didn’t re-sign with the Vikings. Head coach Mike Zimmer said as recently as July that “I’d love to have him back.”
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