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Continued: Souhan: Fighting obesity becomes a cause for ex-Viking Birk

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 8, 2013 - 1:57 AM

“I’ve never seen a guy approach every day at practice and every game with the mind-set he does. He does not take a day off, a play off, even in walk-throughs. The quarterbacks used to be taken aback by how hard he’d come for the handoff. He’d take your arm off. You’ve got to be ready for his handshake, and you’ve got to be ready for the handoff, or you’ll get hurt. Adrian Peterson is great for a reason.’’

 

Jim Souhan can be heard weekdays at noon and Sundays from 10 to noon on 1500 ESPN. His Twitter name is @SouhanStrib. • jsouhan@startribune.com

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