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Vikings put boxing gloves on penalty-prone CB Xavier Rhodes

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Cornerback Xavier Rhodes drew three penalties, and a $17,363 fine, for illegal use of the hands during the Vikings’ most recent game in Denver.

Returning from the bye week, the Vikings employed a different practice tactic — boxing gloves.

Rhodes, 25, went back to the basics on a Monday as teammate Captain Munnerlyn took the brand new gloves out of their box and strapped them on Rhodes’ hands before…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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