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Kennedy gets a grasp on his opportunities

Jimmy Kennedy (Tom Dahlin/Getty)

Defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy still hasn't found career stability, but he's working toward it with a solid start to his seventh NFL season. The backup has been one of the most productive pass rushers in limited opportunities and talked about his growing confidence with the Vikings. Plus, the offensive linemen took part in an entertaining dinner earlier this week.

To no one's surprise, Jared Allen easily has the team lead with 6.5 sacks through five games. But who is that tied for second with Kevin Williams? None other than former first-round draft pick Jimmy Kennedy, who has actually been inactive for two games. Kennedy might hold the lead for sacks per snap, as the rotational defensive tackle has been making the most of his limited playing time with two...

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