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Friday’s opener may have helped refine what Vikings ask of RB McKinnon

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS – With Adrian Peterson not taking a single snap, Jerick McKinnon was the most heavily featured back in Friday’s first preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

How he’ll be used in the regular season remains a partial mystery, but one guess is that offensive coordinator Norv Turner will find a way to use McKinnon in the passing game, as a change-of-pace back, or possibly as a pass protector, despite his short stature and non-existent experience in that area.

On Friday, McKinnon ran the ball 12 times for 45 yards (3.8 yards per carry), caught two passes, and…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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