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Notebook: Sacks keep coming for Everson Griffen, Zimmer’s defense

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings rewarded Everson Griffen with $20 million guaranteed in a $42.5-million contract extension this offseason.

So far, he’s giving general manager Rick Spielman, coach Mike Zimmer and the Vikings a solid return on their investment.

Against one of his toughest matchups of the year in Redskins tackle Trent Williams, Griffen recorded a sack for the fifth-straight game and now has a career-high nine sacks on the season.

“I think we rushed these guys excellent today,” Zimmer said. “Everson was on a very tough matchup and…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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