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Notebook: ‘Heavier’ David Yankey staying on toes at guard and tackle


MANKATO, Minn. — David Yankey has stayed on his toes during training camp, holding up an extra 10 pounds from his rookie season.

When tackle Carter Bykowski suffered some inflammation around his knee late last week, Yankey jumped in at left tackle and continued playing there through Tuesday night’s practice. Yankey tweaked an ankle during that practice and was forced to sit out Thursday after the players returned from an off day on Wednesday. But Yankey’s mission, in his second year, is simple – get on the field.

“Hopefully, actually play this year,” Yankey…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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