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Vikings players had plenty to learn during offseason program with new coaching staff and new defensive scheme.
Kirk Cousins called it 'an extra heartbeat,' that time spent together off the field can help players and coaches make stronger connections.
Andrew DePaola hit four home runs at CHS Field at a charity game. "I don't know if anyone knew I could play baseball," he said.
The Vikings were down two receivers due to injuries during organized team activities, and suddenly free-agent receiver Albert Wilson's phone lit up.
Cornerback Jeff Gladney started 15 of the Vikings' 16 games in 2020.
Eric Kendricks' words about the team's management — "I don't think a fear-based organization is the way to go" — grabbed headlines when the Wilfs fired Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman.
Demitrius Washington has been with San Francisco for seven seasons, beginning his time there alongside new GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah in the 49ers football research and development department.
Only 42 players, far below the usual 70 or 80, were on the field Friday for the first day of new coach Kevin O'Connell's first rookie minicamp.
The Vikings will host a Thanksgiving game for the first time, one of a series of notable match-ups on the 2022 schedule, which also includes opening at home against Green Bay.
The Sept. 19 matchup will be the Vikings' second trip to Lincoln Financial Field since the NFC Championship game after the 2017 season.