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Notebook: Audie Cole stands out among depleted linebacker group

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Audie Cole’s sixth career start was his best yet, but teammates weren’t surprised.

In a linebacker group ravaged by injuries, Cole was asked by coach Mike Zimmer to take over Chad Greenway’s duties of relaying defensive play calls and play out of his normal position on the weak side. After Cole got his longest look on defense under Zimmer, the first-time head coach said he learned something about the third-year linebacker. Cole normally plays on the strong side.

“Yeah, I probably did,” Zimmer said after Sunday’s 13-9 win against Chicago. “We…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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