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Bud Grant says likely HOF-bound Tingelhoff personified durability

By apnews@1500espn.com

CANTON, Ohio (AP) – Former Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff has been nominated as the senior finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2015 class of inductees.

The Hall of Fame made the announcement Wednesday.

His former coach, Bud Grant, said on 1500 ESPN that Tingelhoff personified what he looked for most in a player.

“People ask a lot of times about what makes great players. I always tell them durability. If you play long enough at a certain level you only get better the longer you can play. And there’s a personification of that with Mick,” Grant said….

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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