Danielle Hunter and Vikings Come to Terms on Reworked Contract

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There were a lot of questions surrounding Danielle Hunter entering Monday but most of those are now answered just hours later. This morning, we found out that Hunter would, in fact, be showing up at Minnesota Vikings’ mandatory minicamp this week. Now, it’s being reported that the two sides have come to terms on a reworked contract for the 26-year-old defensive end. Ian Rapoport (NFL Network) broke the story.





What does this mean

Rapoport laid it out pretty well, though a nice clean reply thread would have been better for everyone. The Vikings have moved a bunch of Hunter’s money up to this season and now they’ll owe Hunter $20 million for 2022 if they don’t give him a new deal after this season.

As Courtney Cronin tweeted, this allows Hunter to make more money while Spielman and Co. can wait on whether to break the bank on his future. The Minnesota Vikings are gearing up for a big run in 2021. Most of their defense is now on a one-year commitment.

Eric Strack | Minnesota Sports Fan