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Vikings to dial back rookie Trae Waynes’ duties

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — First-round picks in the NFL bear a bunch of responsibility. When you’re selected in such a valuable draft position, there are implicit and explicit expectations.

The Vikings and head coach Mike Zimmer have high hopes for rookie cornerback Trae Waynes, taken 11th overall at the end of April, but early on, Zimmer said he might have been “too overzealous” with how much he put on Waynes’ plate.

Waynes had a tough time adjusting in his first exhibition game, with several defensive pass interference penalties called against him, as he learns what…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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