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Notebook: Switched to tackle, David Yankey could earn bigger role


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — David Yankey hasn’t played a NFL snap — regular or preseason — in nearly a year.

Yankey, 23, was active for one game as a rookie last season after injuries thinned the offensive line, but he still wasn’t able to get on the field. Entering his second NFL season, the Vikings have been nailed by two long-term injuries to offensive tackles, making his recent switch from guard to tackle an important one for a team searching for a new swing tackle.

“Watching him, he seems to be more comfortable at tackle just doing the things we do and he’s…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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