Farwell considered special teams leader
The Minnesota Vikings fought off a slew of competitors and kept linebacker Heath Farwell.
Farwell, a top special teams player and key reserve, agreed to a three-year, $8 million deal with the Vikings, according to a source.
The 27-year-old linebacker was in prime demand by teams looking for linebacker help and a leader on special teams.
John Clayton covers the NFL for ESPN.com.
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