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Vikings add Pro Bowl defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson

Another big move by the Vikings.
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The Minnesota Vikings gave Kirk Cousins a fully guaranteed contract on Thursday and have now followed by signing former Pro Bowl defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson

Richardson, still just 27 years old, agreed to sign with the Vikings on a one-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter

Richardson played for the Seahawks last season after spending the first four years of his career with the Jets. 

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The starting defensive line the Vikings employ next season is going to be nasty with a front four featuring Everson Griffen, Richardson, Linval Joseph, and Danielle Hunter. 

Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. 

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