Minnesota Vikings Sign Long-Time Packers Defensive End

Joining the Minnesota Vikings after seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers.

Dean Lowry, the former defensive lineman for the Green Bay Packers, has signed a two-year contract worth $8.5 million with the Minnesota Vikings, according to reports by Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.

Lowry, who was drafted by the Packers in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, played in 111 games for the team and recorded 253 tackles, 15.5 sacks, one interception, four fumble recoveries and 16 passes defended.

After signing a three-year extension with the Packers in 2019, Lowry had an inconsistent performance, recording 8.5 sacks over two years but dropping to 0.5 sacks in the 2022 season.

Despite this, the Vikings are optimistic about his abilities, especially with Brian Flores as their new defensive coordinator.  

Lowry's most recent season was cut short by a calf injury, but he is expected to play a vital role on Minnesota's defensive line in the upcoming season. 
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