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Undrafted CBs Excited by Opportunity

Dovonte Edwards

With an injury to cornerback Fred Smoot, two undrafted rookies are looking forward to getting more playing time over the next month. Plus, find out how head coach Mike Tice has an in with the Manning family, and find out who might be sitting out of Sunday's game in the Meadowlands.

Once loquacious, now mute-to-the-media cornerback Fred Smoot's bad news Wednesday was good news for a handful of Vikings defensive backs. Smoot's partially broken collarbone, which will sideline him three to six weeks, means the entire pecking order of defensive backs has been bumped up. Brian Williams moves up to starting cornerback, Ralph Brown moves up to nickel back, and rookie free agent... Recommended Stories