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Erin Henderson focused on earning it

Erin Henderson (Kevin Brown/Viking Update)

Erin Henderson has heard people say that the Vikings were interested in him because of his brother. But he's out to prove he not only belongs on the roster, but he belongs in the starting lineup next to his brother.

For the last seven seasons, there has been a Henderson in the middle of the Vikings defense. Fans have come to know E.J. Henderson for his skill, toughness and playmaking ability. It looks as though there could be two Hendersons in the Vikings lineup when the season opens Sept. 11 at San Diego. After three years of waiting in the wings, Erin Henderson is preparing to join his brother E.J... Recommended Stories