The Cincinnati Bengals were letting him go.
"Most of these guys, we have some big guys in there, so we can use them in different ways, even on the goal line because we're using bigger guys down there", Zimmer said. Iloka's strongest skill-set is arguably as a deep safety, which could allow Zimmer to move Smith wherever he's needed, rather than being restricted to the back half of the defense. The Vikings signed Iloka, a former pupil of coach Mike Zimmer, to a one-year contract on Wednesday to add yet another accomplished player to what was the best defence in the league last season. "I would say about 80 percent, at least from what they told me and just hearing the calls we similar", Iloka said.
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While Anthony Harris proved last season to be a viable backup option, signing Iloka gives the Vikings a player who can slide in for an extended period of time if needed.
This wasn't the first time Iloka was courted by the Vikings. "They were real close past year". "I think I'm a smart player, I could but obviously knowing the system here and knowing Zim' and kind of what he wants made it a little easier".
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"My expectation is to come in, compete, help this team out in any way I can", Iloka said. "They were on the brink of making it to the Super Bowl", Iloka said after his first practice, about five hours after boarding a plane for Minnesota. "This was a move to get as many good players as we can". The 28-year-old was due $5.3 million in base salary and bonuses this year with a $6.2 million cap hit. "He became available, so we were fortunate". Smith, for example, could be used in a linebacker spot in certain packages.
Besides Zimmer, Iloka is also familiar with Vikings cornerback Terence Newman. A 2012 fifth round pick out of Boise State, he was the starting safety in Cincinnati for five seasons.
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