Vikings sign RT Brian O'Neill to 5-year extension |

Vikings sign RT Brian O'Neill to 5-year extension

Associated Press
Updated: September 08, 2021 05:39 PM
Created: September 08, 2021 12:40 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have signed right tackle Brian O'Neill to a five-year contract extension.

They've secured their most reliable blocker for the long term. O'Neill was drafted in the second round out of Pittsburgh in 2018. He would have been eligible for free agency next year.

O'Neill cracked the lineup as a rookie and has started 42 games in his first three seasons.

The Vikings have the third-most rushing yards in the NFL during his span as a starter. The Vikings have drafted an offensive lineman in the first or second round for four straight years.

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