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Bleacher Report – Vikings

‘Freak of nature’ Barr has been impressive but still is polishing game

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Time wound down in the fourth quarter Sunday with the Vikings holding a commanding 27-3 lead over the St. Louis Rams, and rookie linebacker Anthony Barr was wrapping up an impressive debut. St. Louis had 1st-and-10 from roughly midfield and Barr retreated one step as the ball snapped, preparing to drop into coverage from his linebacker spot.

But then he saw the guard and center from the Rams’ offensive line side-step pass rushers and link up and run down the field. Barr, who switched to linebacker just 2 ½ years ago as a UCLA Bruin, didn’t have to think…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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