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NOTEBOOK: Replacements Make Their Case

Brian Williams

Two Vikings, one on offense and one on defense, are making their case to be starters even as their competition is close to being ready for full-time action again. See what the players and coach have to say about the possibilities. Plus, find out how the Vikings took an aggressive Ram out of his game, and we take a look at the playoff possibilities after a six-game winning streak.

The replacements are giving head coach Mike Tice cause for pause. Two Vikings, cornerback Brian Williams on defense and running back Michael Bennett on offense, were originally injury substitutions, but Williams' performance and Mewelde Moore's inability to stay healthy may keep Williams and Bennett in the lineup for the foreseeable future. Williams had more yards on interception returns – 3...

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