Answer to Vikings bad secondary might be Brandon Carr

Free-agent defensive back Brandon Carr might be the perfect fit for the Vikings secondary. He didn't miss a game in his four years with the Chiefs, he's well-suited to play zone coverage and he's proven he can force turnovers. There's no doubt he would be a good fit for the Vikings, but can they afford him?
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Free-agent defensive back Brandon Carr might be the perfect fit for the Vikings secondary. He didn't miss a game in his four years with the Chiefs, he's well-suited to play zone coverage and he's proven he can force turnovers. There's no doubt he would be a good fit for the Vikings, but can they afford him?

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