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Vikings' Reaction: Troy Williamson

Troy Williamson

The Vikings weren't looking to replace Randy Moss, but they at least replaced his speed when they selected wide receiver Troy Williamson. They also spent time defending his selection over Mike Williams.

As the minutes ticked down to the Vikings' first selection in the 2005 draft, it was becoming apparent that they had a plan. Many of the thousands of fans thought they would hear Commissioner Paul Tagliabue utter the name "Williams" when announcing the Vikings' choice. He did … sort of. When he took the podium, he announced Troy Williamson, a speedy wide receiver from South Carolina – much to...

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