July 18, 2001
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -
The Minnesota Vikings said Wednesday they havereached agreement with rookie linebacker Patrick Chukwurah.
Chukwurah, a fifth-round pick from Wyoming, agreed to a three-year deal witha $106,750 signing bonus, the Star Tribune of Minneapolis reported.
The team also reported progress in negotiations with several other rookies,including third-round cornerback Eric Kelly, sixth-round cornerback CareyScott and seventh-round offensive lineman Brian Crawford.