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QB Tarvaris Jackson

It's no secret that the Vikings are not going for any quick-fix solutions as they build this team under the ownership of Zygi Wilf, the personnel moves of Rick Spielman and the coaching of Brad Childress. They are indeed building for the long run and lots of legitimate questions remain about how good they can be right now.

Among those key building blocks are a good run-stuffing defense that needs improvement against the pass, a strong offensive line, and some talented, but largely unproven skill-position players in quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, running backs Adrian Peterson and Chester Taylor, wideouts Troy Williamson, Sidney Rice and Bobby Wade, and tight end Visanthe Shiancoe. Other than Taylor’s 1,200-yard... Recommended Stories

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