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Notebook: Anthony Barr is ready to begin his crash course

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MANKATO, Minn. — Anthony Barr has practiced just seven times with the Minnesota Vikings since he was drafted on May 8 with the ninth overall pick.

Barr, 22, took part in his first NFL training camp practice on Friday, but wasn’t concerned about being behind his teammates after missing most of June workouts to finish his degree at UCLA, by NFL rule.

“Just trying to get my assignments, figure out what I’m doing,” Barr said. “Find my role and my identity with this team.”

Barr has filled in as the strong-side linebacker with the first-team defense, but…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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