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Determinations Still Needed on D-Line

The Vikings have essentially set three of the four starters on their defensive line, but they need to figure out how far along Erasmus James has come and who can provide depth up and down the line. See what defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier wants to get out of Thursday night's preseason finale from a defensive line perspective.

In 18 plays on Saturday night at Qwest Field in Seattle, Erasmus James started his comeback from two knee surgeries in the last 12 months. So how did the 2005 first-round draft pick fare? Apparently the stats don't tell the story because James didn't register a defensive stat. But this preseason hasn't been about compiling statistics for James; it's been about trusting his knee. "I thought he... Recommended Stories

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