Vikings sign Minnesota native to OL 23 Mar 18

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed guard Tom Compton. Compton spent last season with the Chicago Bears, where he played in 11 games with five starts. The Rosemount, Minnesota, native was drafted in the sixth round by the Washington Redskins in 2012, appearing in 44 games with 10 starts during the 2013-15 seasons in Washington. He joined Atlanta for the Falcons’ Super Bowl run in 2016, appearing in all regular and postseason games. Compton has played at both guard and center during his career.