Jeff Charleston signs 1-year deal

Updated: June 28, 2012, 9:32 PM ET
Associated Press

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive lineman Jeff Charleston to a one-year deal.

The Vikings announced the signing Thursday. The 29-year-old Charleston spent the past four seasons with the New Orleans Saints serving as a backup. He had one sack in 10 games, and has eight in his five-year career.

Charleston started his career in Indianapolis in 2007.

The Vikings released defensive tackle Terrell Resonno to make room for Charleston.


Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press