Long snapper Kevin McDermott and the Vikings have agreed to a four-year, $4MM extension, a source tells Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). The new deal will keep McDermott locked up through the 2020 season.
McDermott’s signed a two-year minimum salary pact with the Vikings prior to the 2015 season. When he got to Minnesota, McDermott made a strong impression on coaches and displaced the long-tenured Cullen Loeffler to win the long snapper job. Loeffler had served as the Vikings’ long snapper since the 2004 season, appearing in a total of 171 regular season contests for the team during that stretch.
McDermott’s previous deal had no guaranteed money but this new pact presumably comes with some guaranteed cash. Before hooking on with the Vikings, the UCLA product spent time with the 49ers and Ravens.
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