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Continued: Hartman: Gophers have enough talent to make tournament run

  • Article by: SID HARTMAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 17, 2013 - 11:33 PM

Still, it is going to be an unproven infield except for Morneau, not like the past when they went into spring training with all the infield positions settled.

Jottings

• The negotiations between the Vikings and former Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings lasted some eight hours over two days before Jennings signed Friday. One of the things Jennings insisted on doing before he would sign was to study film of the performance last season of quarterback Christian Ponder. “I had to watch Christian,” Jennings said. “I had to see what I was getting myself into. Very athletic quarterback, obviously his upside, his future is bright. I saw a young guy who was maturing.”

• The Vikings had 10 free agents when the season ended. Only two of the 10 — wide receiver Devin Aromashodu and linebacker Marvin Mitchell — are not signed by anybody. The Vikings lost linebacker Jasper Brinkley to the Cardinals and guard Geoff Schwartz to the Chiefs and signed the others.

• The Packers have now lost three of their starters, with Jennings signing with the Vikings and the club not resigning center Jeff Saturday and defensive back Charles Woodson.

• With Seattle’s first-round pick (25th overall) going to the Vikings in the trade for wide receiver Percy Harvin, USA Today’s recent mock draft had them taking Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree. The same mock draft had the Vikings taking California wide receiver Keenan Allen with their 23rd pick. The Harvin trade certainly will change things.

 

Sid Hartman can be heard weekdays on 830-AM at 6:40, 7:40 and 8:40 a.m. and on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. shartman@startribune.com

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