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Jaguars to trade Pro Bowl DE Yannick Ngakoue to Vikings

Jaguars to trade Pro Bowl DE Yannick Ngakoue to Vikings

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Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to trade Pro Bowl defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Minnesota Vikings. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media on Sunday that Minnesota is acquiring Ngakoue from the Jaguars in exchange for a 2021 second-round draft pick and a conditional fifth-round selection in the 2022 draft that could become as high as a third-round choice. Advertisement Ngakoue still must sign his franchise tender, but the trade is in place and he is expected to join the Vikings. Later Sunday, NFL Media reported that the star pass-rusher and the Vikings agreed to a one-year contract worth about $ 12 million. Ngakoue confirmed the trade with a post on social media Sunday. "It's evident that my time in Jacksonville is up," Ngakoue wrote on Twitter. "But I want to say ...