The Vikings wrapped up contracts for the 15-man draft class on Thursday afternoon, officially announcing deals for first-round picks Justin Jefferson and Jeff Gladney, among 12 others, on the day rookies and quarterbacks reported for training camp.
The #Vikings have signed the final 14 members of the 2020 draft class.
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) July 23, 2020
Under contract well ahead of an actual football practice are Jefferson, Gladney, second-round tackle Ezra Cleveland, third-round cornerback Cameron Dantzler, fourth-round picks defensive linemen James Lynch and D.J. Wonnum, fifth-round picks receiver K.J. Osborn and cornerback Harrison Hand, sixth-round picks guard Blake Brandel and safety Josh Metellus and seventh-round picks defensive end Kenny Willekes, safety Brian Cole II and guard Kyle Hinton.
Seventh-round quarterback Nate Stanley signed his contract earlier this month.Some of the top signing bonuses include Jefferson’s $7.1 million and Gladney’s $5.6 million, which are four-year contracts with values slotted by draft position. Only Jefferson’s contract, for being selected 22nd overall, is fully guaranteed at $13.1 million. Gladney’s will be slightly less than fully guaranteed at $11 million.
Five rookies agreed to contracts earlier on Wednesday, including Jefferson and tackle Ezra Cleveland.