Vikings finalize trade with Broncos for backup QB Siemian
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The Vikings announced the deal, which was agreed to last week, on Monday. According to the NFL transaction wire, the Vikings sent a 2019 fifth-round draft pick to the Broncos for Siemian and a seventh-round choice this year.
Siemian was a seventh-round selection by the Broncos. He started 24 games over the past two seasons, going 13-11 for the Broncos. For his career, Siemian has 30 touchdowns and 24 interceptions with a 59.3 percent completion rate.
The Vikings signed Cousins to a three-year, $84 million fully guaranteed contract last week.
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Updated March 19, 2018