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Fate seemed to be working well for fullback Thomas Tapeh to join the Vikings. See how it came together and what the principle characters in the deal had to say.

The coincidences in signing fullback Thomas Tapeh were many. First, Tapeh, who played four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, grew up in St. Paul and was on his way back to the Twin Cities late last week. He arrived on Thursday in preparation for a charity event put on by running back Marion Barber to raise funds for children with brain cancer. Tapeh got a call on Friday morning that he was...

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