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The Vikings could be looking for a middle linebacker after the release of Erin Henderson. If they aren't convinced on Michael Mauti's health or Audie Cole's abilities, there are plenty of different options in the draft. NFL scout Dave-Te' Thomas explains the strengths of some second-day possibilities.

Erin Henderson is gone, released after two arrests for driving under the influence. After him, the Vikings have some promise but little proven experience at middle linebacker. So what if they decide to take the plunge in the early rounds of the draft to find their next quarterback of the defense just in case Mike Zimmer and his staff aren't sold on Audie Cole or Michael Mauti? There are players...

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