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Kennedy: Vikings ‘a blessing in disguise'

Jimmy Kennedy (G. Newman Lowrance/Getty)

Back in 2003, Jimmy Kennedy visited the Vikings facility before the draft and both parties were just fine parting ways without a draft connection. Six years later, Kennedy has a much different view of the organization.

As the potential suspensions of Pat Williams and Kevin Williams hung over the heads of the Vikings franchise last year, the team went out and signed Jimmy Kennedy, who had recently been released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. A former first-round pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2003 – the same year the Vikings made a splash by botching a trade that allowed the clock to run out before eventually... Recommended Stories

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