Vikings strike deals with Anthony Barr, Teddy Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings have struck a four-year, $12.75 million deal with rookie linebacker Anthony Barr, the ninth overall pick of the draft.

The deal includes a club option for a fifth year for Batt, who recorded 149 tackles, nine forced fumbles and 23 1/2 sacks for the Bruins.

The Vikings have also signed first-round quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the 32nd overall pick out of Louisville.

Bridgewater passed for 3,970 yards and 31 touchdowns last season with four interceptions.

For his career, Bridgewater had 9,817 yards and 72 touchdowns.

The Vikings signed two seventh-rounders: outside linebacker Brandon Watts and defensive tackle Shamar Stephen.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
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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