Vikings sign CFL linebacker Brian Peters

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The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday a contract agreement with rookie free-agent linebacker Brian Peters.

Peters played the past two seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. The former Northwestern Wildcat, where he played safety from 2007-2011, led the Roughriders with 78 tackles last season. More on Peters' history from the Vikings:

"Peters played the 2012 season with the Iowa Barnstormers in the Arena Football League after a four-year career at Northwestern. During his collegiate career, Peters started 34-of-52 games and ranks third in school history with 12 career interceptions."

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