Vikings Re-Sign Rhodes

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 The Minnesota Vikings extended one of their best defensive players in Xavier Rhodes. The Florida State product will receive a five-year deal worth $70MM. He will get $41MM guaranteed, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. 

 Rhodes solidified his spot among top cornerbacks in the NFL by earning a Pro Bowl nod in his best season so far in his young career.

 In addition, he finished last year with five interceptions, one force fumble, ten pass deflections, and 44 tackles. 

 Also, he is the best corner when it comes in supporting against the run, but he is at least a top 15 cornerback in coverage, which rates him out to a good ranking.

 Finally, with Rhodes locked up, expect the Vikings to turn their attention to the linebacker position to try and lock up Anthony Barr.

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