Vikings re-sign Larry Dean

The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed linebacker and special-teams contributor Fred Dean, the team announced.

Dean was scheduled to be a restricted free agent.

Dean has played in 48 games, recording 48 career special-teams tackles.

He finished second on the team the past two seasons.

He had four special-teams tackles, a career-high, against the Ravens last season.

He set a career-high with 18 special-teams tackles.

Dean forced and recovered fumbles against the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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