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Exum adapting to mental aspect of safety

Antone Exum appears physically ready to play NFL safety, but he spent the previous few months trying to learn the nuances and philosophies within the Vikings defense to put himself in position to contribute early.

Eventually, Antone Exum's versatility as a defensive back of all trades will be an asset. He displayed immense flexibility in his responsibilities at Virginia Tech, despite a final season marred by injury. He started 35 of 44 games – playing cornerback, nickel back, free safety and strong safety. Now he's trying to settle in at safety with an opportunity to at least compete for a spot as a game...

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