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10 of 11 rookies sign deals; Cook expected to sign Wednesday

Dalvin Cook is the only one who remains unsigned.
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Five more rookies were signed to contracts by the Vikings on Tuesday.

Tight end Bucky Hodges, selected with the 201st overall in the sixth round, is already official while third-round pick, former Ohio State center Pat Elflein, and seventh-round picks, Elijah LeeStacy Coley and Jack Tocho all inked deals too.

Elflein has already been mixed in with the first-team offense during organized team activities.

Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press tweeted details on all three deals.

  • Elflein: 4-year, $3.34 million
  • Hodges: 4-year, $2.55 million
  • Lee: 4-year, $2.48 million
  • Coley: 4-year, $2.496 million
  • Tocho: 4-year, $2.47 million

Second-round pick, running back Dalvin Cook remains the only player who hasn't signed but it's expected he'll sign by Wednesday.

Defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson (fourth round), linebacker Ben Gedeon (fourth round), wide receiver Rodney Adams (fifth round), guard Danny Isidora (fifth round), and defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo (seventh round) have already signed.

The Vikings also announced that undrafted free agent Tommy Armstrong was signed to a contract too. Armstrong played quarterback for the Nebraska Cornhuskers but he'll make the transition to defensive side and play safety.

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