The Facts: The Vikings plan to match the $1.4 million, one-year offer sheet the restrictred free agent received from the Bengals last Friday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The Vikings had until today to make the decision.
Diehards Line:Tahi had received the low tender of $1.01 million from the Vikings and obviously felt Tahi was worth the additional money. He took over as the Vikings’ lead fullback last season after Thomas Tapeh was released early in the regular season. Part of the Vikings decision might have been driven by the fact that free-agent FB Leonard Weaver decided to sign with Philadelphia last week.