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Vikings Experience Topsy-Turvy Offseason Odyssey at Cornerback

While the Minnesota Vikings transactional offseason may be slowing down, adding a few key contributors with newly-found cap space is evidently on the menu. After Kyle Rudolph’s contract formally wiggled off the books, general manager Rick Spielman welcomed about $15 million in post-May free-agent money.

And he put those funds to work on Friday. The Vikings signed Bashaud Breeland, a Super Bowl-winning cornerback from the Kansas City Chiefs.

The #Vikings agreed to terms with veteran CB Bashaud Breeland.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 4, 2021

Breeland met with the team a little over a week ago, but after he headed off to other free-agent destinations, the sizzle of acquiring 29-year-old’s services seemed to fizzle.