The Vikings are picking up the fifth-year contract option on linebacker Anthony Barr, USA Today reported Monday. The option for 2018 will be worth $12.306 million. The move was expected on Barr, who has made the Pro Bowl the past two seasons although he did have some ups and down in 2016. The deadline for teams to pick up fifth-year options on players taken in the 2014 first round is Tuesday.
Vikings pick up 2018 option on linebacker Anthony Barr
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