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Spielman Talks Free-Agent Possibilities

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Rick Spielman, the Vikings' vice president of player personnel, talked about the team's free-agent philosophy at the Combine Thursday. See what he had to say about it, and what Bears coach Lovie Smith had to say about receiver Bernard Berrian.

The Vikings may not have a chance to even bid on wide receiver Bernard Berrian, who would hit the free-agent market on Feb. 29 if the Chicago Bears don't apply the franchise tag by 4 p.m. Eastern Thursday or sign him to a long-term contract before the start of free agency. Bears coach Lovie Smith said from the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday that retaining Berrian is one of the club's goals... Recommended Stories