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From troublemaker to $20 million man: Griffen growing up with Vikings

By apnews@1500espn.com

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Everson Griffen broke into the NFL as one of the youngest players in the league, and he can now say that everything came a little too fast for him at the start.

The money, the game, the attention, it was a lot to handle for a 22-year-old who left USC a year early, and it caught up to the Minnesota Vikings defensive end in the winter following his rookie year.

Two arrests in three days for unruly behavior back in Los Angeles branded him as a troublemaker, and many inside and outside the organization wondered if he would give himself a chance to reach…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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