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Washington hires Vikings assistant to lead defensive line

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Robb Akey is moving up the NFL ladder.

The former Vikings assistant defensive line coach is the new Washington Redskins defensive line coach, the team announced on Monday. Akey made his leap to the NFL last season, joining Mike Zimmer’s staff after six seasons as the head coach at Idaho. After playing four years collegiately under Zimmer, Akey began his coaching career in 1988 with Zimmer at Weber State.

Working with defensive line coach Andre Patterson, Akey helped oversee a Vikings defensive line that finished with 41 sacks, tied for ninth in the league,…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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