Vikings sign linebacker Elimimian from CFL

The Vikings have signed linebacker Soloman Elimimian from the Canadian Football League's BC Lions. Elimimian, 25, was an All-Star in the league and was voted the CFL's hardest hitter in a poll among players after the season.
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The Vikings have signed linebacker Soloman Elimimian from the Canadian Football League's BC Lions. Elimimian, 25, was an All-Star in the league and was voted the CFL's hardest hitter in a poll among players after the season.

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