Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings re-signed defensive tackle Tom Johnson on Wednesday.

Johnson played 16 games with the Vikings last season and earned his first two NFL starts. He was second on the team with a career-high 6 1/2 sacks and added 32 tackles.

The 30-year-old Southern Mississippi product posted five sacks in 40 games with the New Orleans Saints from 2011-13.