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Updated: March 11th, 2014 9:03pm
Toby Gerhart signs a three-year deal with Jacksonville

Toby Gerhart signs a three-year deal with Jacksonville

by Andrew Krammer
1500ESPN.com
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Former Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart has signed a three-year, $10.5 million deal to likely become the feature back in Jacksonville. 

Maurice Jones-Drew, the Jaguars' standout running back who was drafted by the team in 2006, is testing free agency. In the meantime, Jacksonville added Gerhart, who has just 276 carries in four seasons since the Vikings drafted him in the second round (51st overall) of the 2010 draft. 

Gerhart, 26, has relatively low tread as he played behind Adrian Peterson in each of his four seasons in the NFL. Gerhart's heaviest workload came in 2011, when Peterson tore his ACL and sat out the final four games of the season. 

Andrew Krammer covers the Minnesota Vikings for 1500ESPN.com. He previously covered the Gophers men's basketball team for the Minnesota Daily.
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In this story: Toby Gerhart, Adrian Peterson
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