Vikings release Ryan Longwell

ESPN - [Full Article]

The Minnesota Vikings have released 16-year veteran kicker Ryan Longwell, the latest and perhaps most dangerous turnover to date in their rebuilding project.

The surprising move was made Monday, a little more than a week after the team drafted Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the sixth round.

Longwell had three seasons and $7 million left on a four-year contract he signed last summer that included a $3.5 million signing bonus.

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