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Craig: Rookie kickers give the boot to convention

Craig: Rookie kickers give the boot to convention

startribune.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
First-year kickers, including the Vikings' Blair Walsh, have shown the mettle to succeed.
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    Can the Vikings compete for the NFC North title?

    Oct 2
    Heath Evans and Charley Casserly of "Around the League" debate if the Minnesota Vikings can win the NFC North.

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