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New Vikings nose tackle Linval Joseph grew up watching Pat Williams

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The Vikings introduced their new nose tackle Wednesday. Linval Joseph, it turns out, is not about tempering expectations.

Joseph won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2011 and said he wants to win another with the Vikings. And his role model? A nose tackle Vikings fans might recognize.

“Growing up? Pat. I watched Pat,” Joseph said at his introductory press conference, referring to Pat Williams. “Pat was a physical guy, he liked to slam guys. I watched him a lot.”

“He wanted to show that he’s an all-time great. He had something to prove from where…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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