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Lurtsema's Reaction: OTA impressions

Percy Harvin (Tom Dahlin/Viking Update)

Former Viking Bob Lurtsema continues to have his opinions shaped by what he sees during offseason practices. Lurtsema talked about the rookies and other young players, including positions that aren't impressing him as much. He also talked about the Antoine Winfield situation and the value placed on jersey numbers.

VU: What are your impressions of the rookies from what you saw in Thursday's OTA session? BL: I know everybody is saying what I'm about to say, but Phil Loadholt is a load. That kid, he carries it. You can watch his technique and it's like a twin brother of Big Mac (Bryant McKinnie). Their body language is the same. They'll come up with some nickname – the Twin Towers or the Twin Cities Tackles... Recommended Stories