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Ross Tough To Figure Out

Cornerback Derek Ross is a player that flashes potential often but hasn't found a level of consistency coaches need to have sustained confidence in him. He's got a history of that, but he'll get at least one more shot Sunday. Plus, get a dirty dozen player and coaching notes.

Vikings coach Mike Tice had all but cut backup CB Derek Ross on the plane ride home from Chicago following Sunday's 24-14 loss to the Bears. Tice had convinced himself that Ross was done with the Vikings after a horrendous performance in emergency duty and that practice squad CB Rhett Nelson would be promoted the next day. But with a night to sleep on it, Tice took a more objective look at the...

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