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Lewis the unlikely hero

Greg Lewis (Genevieve Ross/Getty)

Greg Lewis' self-esteem is doing much better than it was three weeks ago. The wide receiver went from unemployed to unlikely recipient on one of the Vikings' most incredible fourth-quarter comebacks. It took a series of events for Lewis to even be on the field Sunday.

No one doubted that Brett Favre would be able to lead the Vikings on a comeback drive. He's brought his teams back from a fourth-quarter deficit or tie in the fourth quarter 42 times previously. But Greg Lewis? Favre and Lewis weren't even a part of the Vikings two months ago. Favre came out of voluntary retirement on Aug. 18. Lewis was cut by the New England Patriots earlier this month and... Recommended Stories

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