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JerseySTEEL
03-08-2005, 07:29 PM
FOXSports.com has learned that the Vikings have agreed to terms with former Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot on a multi-year, $34 million deal that includes $10.8 million to sign.
Smoot is the third major addition the Vikings have made to their defense, including former Raiders linebacker Napoleon Harris (acquired in the Randy Moss trade) and former Bills defensive tackle Pat Williams (acquired via free agency).

The Redskins had earlier offered Smoot a deal for $10 million to sign, but he was able to better the deal in Minnesota, the team with the best cap position in the NFL entering free agency.

Smoot, who turns 26 in April, had 16 total interceptions in four seasons with the Redskins.


they way over paid this guy , a guy who isnt even in the top 5 CB's

BlitzburghRockCity
03-08-2005, 10:26 PM
Just saw that myself. Man the Skins lost bailey and now smoot.

JerseySTEEL
03-08-2005, 10:38 PM
bailey ya a big deal smoot i think is highly overrated.

ironcitychef
03-09-2005, 07:50 AM
Vikes must love getting that accounting error that gave them like 22 million to spend this offseason. Better tell our guys to double check our receipts.

BlitzburghRockCity
03-09-2005, 08:34 AM
atleast we know the state of our finances.. i'd be alittle leary if someone told me, oh by the way, u have an xtra 22 million that we didnt know you had..so have fun.. :rolleyes:

JerseySTEEL
03-09-2005, 10:56 AM
lol ya with tice scapling ticked...

clevestinks
03-09-2005, 02:32 PM
Smoot mister big bucks. I thought he maybe a nice fit here but not that kina money

ironcitychef
03-09-2005, 11:58 PM
Better than a couple years ago when in mid season we cut someone because the NFL double checked and we paid like a couple thousand more than the cap so the gave us a penalty fine and someone had to go. That sucked.

JerseySTEEL
03-10-2005, 02:00 AM
Wow tryign to think what yera it was whent hat happend lol.

ironcitychef
03-11-2005, 12:00 AM
I think it was right after our Super Bowl XXX trip.