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Film review: Without its captain, Vikings’ D-line still breaks through

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Without its captain, the Vikings’ defensive line didn’t skip much of a beat.

A late scratch with an illness, Everson Griffen missed his first game since 2010 and left the others to pick up the slack. Sharrif Floyd did just that, leading the way with six quarterback pressures and a key run stop on 4th and 1 as Mike Zimmer often dropped seven into coverage, using his blitz calls sparingly.

“It’s not as fun, but that’s part of it,” Zimmer said. “But because [the defensive linemen] were able to control the game, that was important.”

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Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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