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VikemanX84
05-18-2004, 09:51 PM
The Vikings signed 4th round pick. First of draftees to join:

Vikings | Moore On Kickoff Returns - from www.KFFL.com
Tue, 18 May 2004 19:04:00 -0700

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings rookie RB Mewelde Moore is expected to serve as the team's starting kick returner in 2004.


Vikings | Fourth-round Selection Moore Signs Deal - from www.KFFL.com
Tue, 18 May 2004 19:03:38 -0700

Vikings.com reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed rookie RB Mewelde Moore (Tulane), a fourth-round draft choice, to an undisclosed deal.


Excellent!

vikeroo
05-19-2004, 12:20 AM
Nice part about excess cap room... A number of other teams still need to wait until after June 1st cuts to sign the rookies (Packers for one, they have enough room to sign 1 or 2 guys though, but not their whole draft class)...

LAVike
05-19-2004, 12:24 AM
Wow! That was quick. Good for the Vikes' front office workin' that out early. Now to the others!

AngloVike
05-20-2004, 02:20 AM
"LAVike" wrote:

Wow! That was quick. Good for the Vikes' front office workin' that out early. Now to the others!
Certainly unusual for us to start signing the draftees this early - this rate we might be looking to have everyone signed in time for Training Camp

hawaiianvike21
05-20-2004, 02:56 AM
Tice must really love this guy to have signed him this early. I hope we are morely looking at a new kick returner and no keenan howry.

VKG4LFE
05-20-2004, 06:57 AM
As long as we have a guy that will hold onto the ball returning punts and kicks, that's all I care about. Sure it would be nice to have a guy that can take it to the house a couple times a year, but I think our offense is good enough, that I just want someone who isn't going to turn the ball over.

howln4u
05-20-2004, 12:07 PM
I love the Idea that we are out there setting the bar instead of letting others set the price for a 4th round pick. They might have learned from last year on waiting with OSmith. They lost the bargining power after Bennett got hurt.

Hopefully we set the bar with Udeze and not let the others jump. We may actually get him cheaper.