However, Thompson’s shoulder surgery and raise to $2.133 million may have scuttled much of his potential market.
Seahawks OL B.J. Finney‘s two-year, $8 million deal includes a $2 million signing bonus, base salaries of $2.5 million (guaranteed) and $3.075 million, up to $425,000 in per-game active roster bonuses, a $500,000 annual playing-time incentive and a $500,000 playing-time base escalator in 2021. (Aaron Wilson)
Seattle would like to re-sign G Jordan Simmons despite declining to tender him as an exclusive rights free agent, as that wouldn’t have allowed them to do a split salary to account for injuries. (Henderson)
Regarding the Vikings trading WR Stefon Diggs,Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated does not necessarily think Minnesota will select a receiver in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft since there should be talent at the position available “well into” the third round.
According to Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Vikings made an offer to CB Mackensie Alexander but he elected to take a one-year, $4 million deal with the Bengals.
Vikings DT Michael Pierce‘s three-year, $27 million deal includes a $6 million signing bonus, base salaries of $3 million, $7.9 million and $8.9 million, and up to $500,000 in per-game roster bonuses in 2021-2022. (Aaron Wilson)
Pierce’s 2020 base is guaranteed, while his 2021 base is guaranteed for injury at signing and fully guaranteed the third day of the 2021 league year. $1.1M of his 2022 base is guaranteed for injury at signing and becomes guaranteed for skill-cap on the third day of 2022.