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Report: Taylor To Meet With Bears Today

Posted by cjsiewert on March 5, 2010 – 9:15 am

Numerous sources have reported that Vikings RB Chester Taylor and his agent, Ken Sarnoff, will meet with the NFC North rival Chicago Bears today.  Taylor became a free agent at 11:01 CT last night and will test the free agent market.

Brad Briggs of chicagobreakingsports.com is reporting that Sarnoff is angling for a contract with $8 million guaranteed for the 9-year veteran.

The Bears may be searching for a 1-2 punch with the addition of Taylor or maybe even a replacement for their current RB, Matt Forte, who had offseason arthroscopic knee surgery.

Check back with vikings.com for more free agency reports as it will certainly be a busy day considering it is the first day of free agency.


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9 Responses to “Report: Taylor To Meet With Bears Today”

  1. By maurisio prescott on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    man not cool CT should stay a viking sorry we need to win with our team man if i had it my way i’d go get #84 randy back to win one with us we allways say next year well as a long time fan im done win a supperbowl lets go # 4 #28 #18 #12 look its there dont fk it up if you go CT as fan i thank you for being a VIKING

  2. By C.WATTS on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    This is without a doubt one of the “Bone-head” moves of the year. To let C.T. get away from Minnesota is just plain dumb. He is the most underrated RB in the NFL. He’s a smarter/savvy runner than A.P.; and i would have started him in more games towards the end of the season over Peterson. If the Bears get him and Peppers; who wreaked havoc in our backfield last year, sign with the bears it’s going to be a giant KO to us when we meet in 2010.

  3. By vike/girl/4life on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    word is he signed with the Bears. Way to ruin my day Chester. I wish you well, but not when you play my Vikings twice a year.

  4. By Dpuglas Q on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    The NFC North is going to be fun to watch next year. I predict The Bears , The Packers, and of course the Vikings all in the playoffs battling it out. That’s going to be sweet!

  5. By Brian Bojan on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    Foolish. This could have been completely prevented. Not only did we let Chester go…. we let him go to CHICAGO! Absolute foolish front office move.

  6. By erick on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    man how come vikings didnt resing chester dont they realize we need him a lot more then they think?????? not only does he not fumble the ball like ap but his a realible veteran that could start if peterson got hurt or block on thirds downs, great catching skills, and now he is with the bears????? Dont tell me we are going to sign sorry a*s LT to replace him LT is done and i really hope that is not there back up plan? how come childress sucks at not understanding a team needs depth, EJ gets hurt two years in a row and childress has some sorry backup he was trying to develop for the future we need to win now not tomorrow chester or as i like to call him chester “just as good” taylor am going to truely miss you as a viking man, good luck with your career i just hope you suck against us no offense

  7. By erick on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    i say we signed thomas jones i like him to replace taylor

  8. By Robin S. on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    I hope the Vikings have a plan and know what they are doing because Chester Taylor is great. Who will replace him? Please, someone who doesn’t fumble the ball. Chester, we will miss you. He should have had the ball more last year. The Bears also got Peppers. It will be rough next year against the Bears. Peppers did a job on Brett. Please, we have to protect Brett or we won’t get to the Super Bowl.

  9. By BearsFan on Mar 5, 2010 | Reply

    Thank you.

    Sincerely,

    A Chicago Bears fan

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