When the Vikings defeated the Lions on Thanksgiving, the day carried far more significance for one Minnesota player.
Star defensive end Everson Griffen and his wife, Tiffany, had a son born that day (Griffen watched the birth via FaceTime from Detroit), and you might recall he wore a white shirt under his jersey — which he pulled out midgame for millions of viewers to see — that read: "I just had a baby boy. What should we name him?"
Well, if you've been waiting in suspense to find out what the actual name of Griffen's third child is, worry no longer. Appearing on NFL Total Access on Monday, Griffen revealed the name:
Zygi … or Mike Zimmer Griffen. JUST KIDDING, though that's what Griffen said originally on the program before revealing the real name:
OK, now for the real name:
Sebastian Gregory Griffen. And that's the truth.
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