The Vikings have signed free agent cornerback Zack Bowman to a 1-year contract.  Bowman was a starter last season with the Bears in Chicago.  He had 15 tackles in 16 games in 2011 with  no interceptions for the Bears.  Bowman was a 5th round pick by Chicago in 2008.

The Vikings have Chris Cook, Antoine Winfield and Asher Allen as options at cornerback in 2012.