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RB Matt Asiata will get ‘bulk of the work’ for Vikings, Turner says

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — When Jerick McKinnon’s season ended with a trip to the Injured Reserve, the Vikings talked about a committee approach to replacing the rookie in the backfield.

That committee skewed heavily towards Asiata, with Joe Banyard and Ben Tate mixed in occasionally.

Asked what he thought about the running back spot over the final two games of the season, offensive coordinator said Asiata will continue to get the bulk of the carries.

“Well Matt I think showed, I think he’s shown throughout, but he’s showed in the game that he’s a guy that gives us the…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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