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Terence Newman Announces Retirement As A Player, Will Join Vikings Coaching Staff

Eagan, MN (September 1, 2018) – Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman has announced his retirement as a player and will join the Vikings coaching staff effective immediately. Further details on Newman's role with the team will be provided in the near future.

Newman, who played for Mike Zimmer for three different teams (Dallas from 2003-06, Cincinnati from 2012-13 and Minnesota from 2015 on), appeared in 221 career games with 205 starts in his 15-year career. Newman was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys out of Kansas State and totaled 42 career interceptions, half of which came under the tutelage of Zimmer.