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Vikings Sign Former Bears DE Corey Wootton

Posted Mar 21, 2014

The Vikings have signed former Bears DE Corey Wootton, the club announced today.

Wootton signs with the Vikings as an unrestricted free agent following 4 seasons with the Chicago Bears. Since entering the NFL in 2010, Wootton has recorded 54 tackles, 11.0 sacks and 13.0 TFLs in 45 appearances. In 2013, Wootton started 15-of-16 games for Chicago, finishing with 34 tackles, 3.0 sacks and 8 TFLs. Wootton scored the lone touchdown of his career on a blocked punt return, taking it back 5 yards for a score at Tennessee (11/4/12). A product of Northwestern, he was selected by the Bears in the 4th round (109th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.

Click here to view photos from Wootton's days in Chicago.

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