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Vikings sign DL Jeff Charleston
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive lineman Jeff Charleston to a one-year deal.
The Vikings announced the signing Thursday. The 29-year-old Charleston spent the last four seasons with the New Orleans Saints serving as a backup. He had one sack in 10 games, and has eight in his five-year career.
Charleston started his career in Indianapolis in 2007.
The Vikings released defensive tackle Terrell Resonno to make room for Charleston.
Updated June 28, 2012