The Minnesota Vikings missed the boat on Marcus Peters, and now they can say they did the same with another veteran corner that recently visited the team.

Ronald Darby, who was in town as recently as last week to visit with the Vikings, has now signed a contract with another purple clad team, the Baltimore Ravens.

Darby reportedly will sign with the team today.

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Darby is a veteran that has been in the league since 2015, and most recently spent two seasons with the Denver Broncos.

He has spent time with the Bills (second-round pick in 2015), Eagles, Commanders, and Broncos over his career.

Per Pro Football Talk:

...Marlon Humphrey needs foot surgery in order to repair an injury. The hope is that Humphrey will be back for the season opener, but the Ravens have also been practicing without Rock Ya-Sin, Jalyn Armour-Davis, and Arthur Maulet, so the interest in Darby is easy to understand.

It's a nice signing at an area of need due to the recent injury of Humphrey, and helps the Ravens bolster their secondary with more veteran talent.

Now the question remains: Will the Vikings address the lack of depth and top-end talent at the cornerback position prior to the season, or roll with what they have and hope it sticks?

Sources: Pro Football Talk and Pro Football Reference

Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.


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