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Explosive Moore Accepts Lesser Role

Mewelde Moore

Mewelde Moore has been an every-down back, and a successful one when healthy, earlier in his short career, but for now he is accepting a lesser role as a third-down back and punt returner. See what Moore and his coaches had to say about his different opportunities to see the field.

In his short 2½-year career, Vikings running back Mewelde Moore has learned a little something about role changes. The feature running back/third-down specialist/kickoff returner/punt returner/recently discovered quarterback from Tulane seems to have adapted every time. His 2006 role appears clear: Punt returner and backup running back. Moore rushed for 662 yards last year and 379 in his rookie...

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