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Zulgad: Ready or not, Barr will be expected to play key role

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings caused a stir during the opening round of the NFL draft last May when they used the ninth-overall pick on UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr.

There were some who questioned taking the converted fullback that early and others who were upset the Vikings didn’t grabbed Johnny Manziel.

That angst quickly subsided when general manager Rick Spielman made a trade with Seattle and selected quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with the final pick of the first round.

Bridgewater became the focus and Barr became the (mostly) forgotten man. It remained…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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