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Olympic Consultant Focuses On Speed

With Michael Bennett out for much of the season, the Vikings will be without one of their fastest players. But an Olympic consultant is hoping his speed work with everyone on the team shows itself during the season.

Does the name Shaun Alexander bring back cringing memories of the ugliest Vikings loss in quite some time? It should. Last year Alexander, the star running back for the Seahawks, put up huge numbers against the Vikings on Sept. 29 to finish Minnesota's pre-bye-week record at 0-4. As painful as it may be, let's revisit that game for a minute. Alexander had 139 yards on 24 carries. Worse yet, he...

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