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Vikings Defense Counters with ‘Leber Package'

Ben Leber

After three consecutive games in which opponents have pretty much given up on their running game, the Vikings figure they might have an answer to help their pass defense and pass rush – the ‘Leber package.'

Clinging to their playoff lives and looking way up at the Chicago Bears, the only elite team in the NFC, the Vikings are prepared to engage in a chess match with linebacker Ben Leber willingly serving as their pawn. After realizing Leber took part in less than 20 plays two weeks ago against the Miami Dolphins, the Vikings instituted a new look, "the Leber package," against the Arizona Cardinals...

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