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Continued: Vikings land defensive end, running back in third round

  • Article by: MARK CRAIG , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 10, 2014 - 1:55 AM

Crichton’s parents both are from Western Samoa. His father, Lucky, lost a leg because of health issues, but has continued to work a warehouse job that pays him $10 an hour. His mother, Malama, works as a nurse at a retirement home.

“My mom and dad, there was a lot of crying after I was picked,” he said. “And I’m a little teary-eyed myself.”

The Vikings head into Day 3 still looking to fill needs, particularly in the secondary.

“That will come,” Spielman said. “Plus, you are not done when the draft is done. We don’t play until September.”

 

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