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Williamson third of top 10 draft choices to reach deal

Updated: August 1, 2005, 1:00 PM ET
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Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings on Sunday reached agreement in principle with wide receiver Troy Williamson, the earlier of their two first-round draft choices. The South Carolina star was the seventh overall selection in April and is just the third player in the top 10 to strike a contract agreement.

Defensive end Erasmus James of Wisconsin, the Vikings' latter pick in the first round and the 18th overall choice, remains unsigned. The two sides, however, are said to be closing in on a deal.

Williamson's ...

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