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Hello Newman... CB rejoins Zimmer, signs with Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings signed veteran cornerback Terence Newman to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. Newman, 36, reunites with coach Mike Zimmer for the third time. Newman also drew interest from the New England Patriots. In his 12-year career, ...

The Minnesota Vikings signed veteran cornerback Terence Newman to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million.

Newman, 36, reunites with coach Mike Zimmer for the third time. Newman also drew interest from the New England Patriots.

In his 12-year career, Newman has started 172 of 174 games played and recorded 786 tackles, 2.0 sacks, 37 INTs, 169 passes defensed and forced eight fumbles, recovering 11. Newman's 37 INTs rank third among active players.

Newman, the fifth overall pick by the Dallas Cowboys in 2003, played in Zimmer's defenses in Dallas (2002-2006) and Cincinnati (2012-2013).

Last season in Cincinnati, he recorded 72 tackles, 14 passes defensed and one interception.

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Newman will join a Minnesota secondary that includes Xavier Rhodes, Captain Munnerlyn and Josh Robinson.

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