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Notebook: Vikings trying to get Danielle Hunter to stay low, use speed


MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings like imposing frames and long limbs for their defenders.

But if you’re like rookie defensive end Danielle Hunter, listed 6-foot-5, 252 pounds, it’s not a particularly natural adjustment to keep your pad level low and stick to the techniques taught by coach Mike Zimmer and defensive line coach Andre Patterson. Both want Hunter attacking the opponent while staying low in his stance, instead of ‘popping up’ and losing some of his speed off the edge.

In Sunday’s exhibition opener, starters Everson Griffen and Brian Robison got the opening…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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