Reports: Vikings sign first-round picks Barr, Bridgewater


The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round draft picks Anthony Barr (linebacker) and Teddy Bridgewater (quarterback), according to multiple reports.

The Star Tribune reports that per the NFL's Collective Bargaining Agreement, Barr's deal is for four years with a fifth-year team option. Based on projections by OverTheCap.com, the Vikings have approximately $12.7 million to allocate to Barr, including a signing bonus of about $7.5 million.

Ben Goessling of ESPN reports Barr's deal is just that:

Bridgewater's draft slot of No. 32 overall would pay him approximately $6.8 million over four years, including a $3.3 million signing bonus. Official terms of his deal, though, have not been released.

According to ESPN, fifth-round pick David Yankey (offensive line), sixth-rounder Kendall James (cornerback), seventh-rounds pick Jabari Price (cornerback), Brandon Watts (linebacker) and Shamar Stephen (defensive tackle) have also signed.

Stephen signed today, according to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press.

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