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For Green, Opportunity Knocks

Defensive tackle Howard Green spent the 2006 NFL season at home with his family as part of experiencing the highs and lows of an NFL career, but now he's got a chance to be a part of a solid rotation on the Vikings defensive line. See what Green had to say about his past challenges and outlook for this year.

Defensive tackle Howard Green is no rookie, and he isn't being treated like one anymore, but his first interaction with the Vikings this year was an invitation to their rookie camp, an interesting mix of draft picks, undrafted rookie free agents, and a collection of dozens of players working out on a trial basis. Then there was Green, with two years of NFL experience – including one year as a...