Twitter reacts to Anthony Barr backing out of agreement with Jets

Twitter reacts to Anthony Barr backing out of agreement with Jets

Twitter reacts to Anthony Barr backing out of agreement with Jets

With incentives, the deal could reach $77.5 million for Barr. This was going to be an intriguing challenge for new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who surely liked what Barr accomplished during his final two years at UCLA, from 2012-13, even though he has just 13.5 career sacks in the National Football League, largely due to his role in Minnesota.

The Vikings began talks about an extension for Barr last season, before opting to put discussions on hold for the 2018 season.

Although Barr's role transformed in Minnesota, his pass-rushing prowess remained fluid over the past five seasons, during which he notched 13.5 sacks and 31 quarterback knockdowns. Jordan verbally agreed to terms on a deal with Dallas before returning to Los Angeles.

After the Vikings hired a defensive-minded coach in Mike Zimmer back in 2014, he went out and made Barr the first pick of his head coaching career when he selected the former UCLA linebacker with the ninth overall pick.

Per Albert Breer, the Vikigns sweetened their offer for Barr on Monday night.

Pro Football Focus ranked Richardson as the NFL's No. 47 interior defender last season while Stephen was No. 98 out of 112.

The Browns were one of several teams interested in the four-time Pro Bowl linebacker, including the Lions, Redskins, Colts, Eagles, and Browns expressed interest. The Vikings talked with Murphy again at the combine, though the agent informed the Vikings that Barr wanted to test out his market in the NFL's negotiating window that opened on Monday.

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