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No guarantees, but Vikings ‘aiming’ for Trae Waynes to play Week 1

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — While coach Mike Zimmer has indicated they’re not rushing rookie cornerback Trae Waynes, the Vikings’ ideal situation is to have him involved Week 1, per defensive coordinator George Edwards.

Waynes, drafted 11th overall in May, has displayed growing pains through 123 snaps in three preseason games, starting with the Aug. 9 Hall of Fame Game when he was flagged three times for illegal defensive contact. There’s no guarantees with less than three weeks before the Vikings’ Sept. 14 regular season opener, but Edwards said they’re ‘aiming’ for Waynes to be…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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