[size=13pt]VIKINGS SIGN NFL EUROPA ALUM[/size]

The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent OL Adam O'Connor, a regular starter on the 2007 Hamburg Sea Devils squad that won the World Bowl title. O'Connor started all 10 games he played for Hamburg at LT and helped the team amass 428 yards in the World Bowl game win over Frankfurt. The Vikings released DB Andre Maddox.

O'Connor spent time in 2006 on the Carolina Panthers' practice squad after joining the club as a rookie free agent. During his collegiate career at William & Mary, O'Connor was a 3-year starter at DE where he earned 3rd-Team All-America mention as a junior.