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Notebook: Anthony Barr auditioning for larger role, including at DE


MANKATO, Minn. — Anthony Barr motioned away from the Oakland Raiders tight end, blitzed off the edge and wrangled Matt Schaub to the TCF Bank Stadium turf for his first sack credit in the NFL on Friday night.

Barr, 22, has been learning as he goes during the Minnesota Vikings training camp and that education is set to widen as he auditions for roles in sub packages outside of strong-side linebacker.

“He got the half-sack on that one. Honestly, I told him that he kind of felt his way into the rush. He should’ve probably ran over the back,” coach Mike Zimmer said….

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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