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Vikings Agree To Deal With Munnerlyn

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(credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

(credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn on a three-year deal, the team announced early Thursday evening.

Locking up Munnerlyn helped the Vikings address another big need on a defense that struggled last season. Munnerlyn spent the first five seasons of his career in Carolina.

Last season, the 25-year-old had a career-high 74 tackles and 3½ sacks. He also returned both of his interceptions for touchdowns and has five defensive touchdowns in his career.

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