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‘Rookie nerves’ out, Tyrus Thompson trying to get back on track


MANKATO, Minn. — Rookie Tyrus Thompson started off his NFL career by getting some first-team looks at the open right guard spot in the Vikings line this spring.

Now, he’s the third-team left tackle after struggling in Sunday’s exhibition opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his first NFL game, Thompson was pushed off the line on his first play as the second-team left guard and later made a special teams gaffe that cost the Vikings a timeout.

“I definitely got a lot to learn from the first preseason game,” Thompson said. “Definitely got some rookie nerves out,…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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