A deal that was two-years in the making has finally come to fruition, the Minnesota Vikings officially completed a trade with the Houston Texans to acquire Sage Rosenfels by reaching a two-year contract extension with the quarterback on Friday.
According to a source, Rosenfels agreed to a two-year, $9 million extension with the Vikings, who gave up a fourth-round draft choice to acquire him. Rosenfels had one year remaining on his deal with the Texans that would have paid him $1.35 million.
He flew to Minnesota on Thursday and was scheduled to undergo a physical Friday morning.
Rosenfels is expected to compete with Tarvaris Jackson for the starting role in Minnesota.