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Vikings Agree to Terms with Terence Newman

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Terence Newman is on track for a third season in Purple and 15th in the NFL.

The cornerback who will turn 39 in September and the Vikings agreed to terms on a contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Newman has started 26 of 31 games since arriving in Minnesota in 2015, totaling 121 tackles (95 solo), four interceptions, 21 pass breakups and six tackles for loss. The 2016 season was the eighth in which Newman had played with Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer as his head coach or defensive coordinator.

Newman has 41 career interceptions, which is second among active players (DeAngelo Hall has 43), and has started 198 of 205 games played.

Newman was a guest on the SiriusXM NFL Blitz on Tuesday and told hosts Bruce Murray and Brady Quinn that he **planned to play** again this fall:

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