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The Vikings travel to Seattle for their second preseason game on Friday night, making their final trip out of Minnesota until Sept. 17.
It was another day of walking wounded at Vikings camp Wednesday, not good news for a team two days away from preseason game No. 2.
The right ankle surgery that Latavius Murray had in March, with a view toward returning during training camp, kept him on the physically-unable-to-perform list until the Vikings' final two days in Mankato.
Laquon Treadwell, who caught only one pass and was targeted only three times last year, said his problem was from relying too much on his talent, rather than refining his technique.
Based on what's happened since the end of last season, it's understandable if the Vikings felt a foreboding sense of "here we go again" about their offensive line situation.
When the Vikings get back to work, they'll hope to do it with more than 50 percent of their starting secondary on the practice field at Winter Park.
Defenders were too quick to open their hips after jamming a receiver at the line of scrimmage, Zimmer said, and sometimes gave too much space when playing off receivers. On offense, several of the Vikings' young wideouts struggled to shake press coverage.
The Vikings' plan to use Dalvin Cook in a myriad ways was evident against the Bills.
Andre Patterson thinks Datone Jones is about to play his ideal position in the NFL for the first time. And the Vikings' coach has a weapon to help Jones improve.
Running back Latavius Murray practiced for the first time in a Vikings uniform; left tackle Riley Reiff also returned after missing eight consecutive practices because of a back injury.