Danielle Hunter

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Height / Weight
6'5" / 252 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
October 29, 1994 (25)
Experience
6th Season
Drafted
2015 / Rd. 3 / Pk. 88 (MIN)
College
LSU

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Danielle Hunter News

Vikings Sign Danielle Hunter To Extension

The Minnesota Vikings signed defensive end Danielle Hunter to a five-year, $72 million extension with $40 million in guarantees and a $15 million signing bonus, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport. Hunter has 147 tackles (91 solo), 25.5 sacks, 36 tackles for loss, 125 quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in his three seasons with Minnesota.

Jun. 27th • 8:44 AM
Danielle Hunter Not Planning To Hold Out

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter has no plans to hold out of offseason workouts as he seeks a new deal. He has taken part in every practice since the team reported for voluntary workouts April 16. Hunter is a big part of Minnesota's fearsome pass rush, accumulating 26.5 sacks in his three NFL seasons. "Oh no," Hunter said when asked about holding out. "I'm not worried about that. My job is to come here and play football. Whatever they're talking about with the contract is between my agent and the team. So, I'm going to make sure I go out here and come to work, because that's what I like to do." Hunter is a fine IDP target once the elite rushers come off the board.

Jun. 13th • 8:52 AM
Danielle Hunter Feeling Stronger, Quicker

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter, who has 19.5 sacks in the last two years, worked in the offseason with James Cooper, the former trainer for free-agent running back Adrian Peterson. Hunter has worked with Cooper since he entered the NFL in 2015 and said he has made physical strides this offseason. "I'm stronger," Hunter said this week during organized team activities. "I'm much more quicker. Last year, I had put on weight (from 255 pounds in 2016), so now my body is used to it. … I went down there (to train in Houston), and I just focused. It's as simple as that." Hunter is in the final year of his four-year rookie deal and will be looking for big bucks if he has another successful season. He's a big reason why Minnesota's defense was one of the best in the league the last two years.

May. 31st • 9:44 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Kirk Cousins
Sean Mannion
RB Dalvin Cook
Alexander Mattison
LWR Adam Thielen
Bisi Johnson
RWR Justin Jefferson
K.J. Osborn
SWR Tajaé Sharpe
Chad Beebe
TE Irv Smith Jr.
Kyle Rudolph
LT Riley Reiff
Ezra Cleveland
LG Aviante Collins
C Garrett Bradbury
Pat Elflein
RG Dakota Dozier
Dru Samia
RT Brian O'Neill
Rashod Hill
LDE Danielle Hunter
Eddie Yarbrough
NT Michael Pierce
Jaleel Johnson
DT Shamar Stephen
Jalyn Holmes
RDE Ifeadi Odenigbo
Anthony Zettel
SLB Anthony Barr
DeMarquis Gates
MLB Eric Kendricks
Cameron Smith
WLB Eric Wilson
Ben Gedeon
LCB Mike Hughes
Cameron Dantzler
SS Harrison Smith
Brian Cole II
FS Anthony Harris
Josh Metellus
RCB Jeff Gladney
Holton Hill
K Dan Bailey