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Notebook: LB Farwell Keeps Proving Value

Heath Farwell

Undrafted linebacker Heath Farwell continued to increase his value in 2006, leading the Vikings in special teams tackles after an impressive defensive showing during the preseason. Now the scrappy player is hoping for a free agent contract offer from the front office. See what he had to say about the situation.

Linebacker Heath Farwell is well aware of his role on the Vikings, but that doesn't mean he can't strive for more. The undersized fireplug — he is the shortest and lightest of the Vikings' linebackers at 6-foot-0, 235 pounds — knows his bread is buttered on special teams, but he was out to prove in the 2006 offseason and preseason that he could play on defense if needed. "I think I played really... Recommended Stories

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