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As first-round pick Mike Hughes continues to impress the Vikings in training camp, coaches are giving him more of a chance to shine.
Roc Thomas saw how the Vikings had used Jerick McKinnon, what they were going to be missing and realized he might be able to succeed in Minnesota by imitating a bit of what the former third-round pick had done.
The Vikings opted to hold running back Dalvin Cook out of their preseason opener against the Broncos on Saturday night
Kirk Cousins was 4-for-4 with a TD pass for the Vikings in the preseason opener Saturday night; Denver's Case Keenum struggled.
The Vikings, who were already trying to replace one of their starting guards from the 2017 season, will now likely spend the year without their other returning starter.
Both players said that coach Mike Zimmer's decision to bar them from Wednesday's practice sent a strong message and that things are now good between them.
As the Vikings open the preseason Saturday, they'll line up across from the quarterback whose unlikely rise to the starting job fueled the team's trip to the NFC Championship Game last season: Case Keenum.
With Nick Easton, Pat Elflein and Mike Remmers sidelined, the Vikings are digging deeper into their roster as they prepare for Saturday's preseason opener at Denver.
The team started releasing more general admission tickets to training camp practices last week, and most of the GA seats in the end zones behind the Vikings' practice fields were full for the better part of the afternoon session.
After the season it had, the NFL figured to respond with measures to facilitate more offense. But as the players viewed some examples of hits that would be penalized this season, the Vikings were taken aback.