So it turns out Jarrad Page wasn’t just dreaming when he tried out with the Dodgers. On Saturday the L.A. baseball team actually signed the former Vikings safety to a minor league contract as an outfielder. If Page ends up making it to the big club – a long-shot – he’ll join Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders and Brian Jordan on the short list of guys who’ve played in both the NFL and MLB.
As for Page’s football career? It looks like that’s over at least for the time being. There was no guarantee the Vikings would’ve brought back Page, who was a free agent after playing the last couple games of 2011 for the Vikes as a desperation fill-in, but there was at least a chance for him to be in the mix. Now he won’t be in the mix. Former Colts SS Melvin Bullitt, on the other hand, might be.
Update your free agent trackers accordingly.
Signed: Patrick Brown (1 year/$540,000)
Not Coming Back: Greg Camarillo, Jarrad Page
Remaining Free Agents:
Lorenzo Booker (RFA)
Kenny Onatolu (RFA)