Vikings Exercise 5th-Year Options on Floyd, Rhodes; Sign 10 Rookie Free Agents

Floyd walks out of the tunnel before Minnesota's playoff game against Seattle last year. (Photo credit: Kyle Hansen)

The Minnesota Vikings have exercised the 5th-year options on DT Sharrif Floyd and CB Xavier Rhodes.

Floyd was the 23rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft while Rhodes was selected 25th overall. Both players held starting roles on the NFL’s 5th (19.3 ppg) ranked scoring defense in 2015.

Additionally, the Vikings have signed 10 rookie free agents:

Keith Baxter, CB, Marshall

Kyle Carter, TE, Penn State

Theiren Cockran, DE,  Minnesota

Jake Ganus, LB, Georgia

Marken Michel, WR, UMass

Denzell Perine, DE, Florida International

Jhurell Pressley, RB, New Mexico

Eric Rawls, CB, Kentucky State

Brandon Ross, RB, Maryland

Joel Stave, QB, Wisconsin

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