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Coach's son putting lessons into action

Toby Gerhart (Andy King/AP)

Toby Gerhart has been hearing the motivational messages from his father and continues to put that advice into action. That started this weekend at Vikings rookie camp as Gerhart starts his professional career. He and Brad Childress talked about the beginning of his complementary role to Adrian Peterson.

The Vikings are getting their first look at running back Toby Gerhart this weekend as the rookies complete their initial post-draft minicamp. What they are quickly discovering is that Gerhart is ready to get his NFL career started now, not when training camp opens in July or the regular season begins in New Orleans in September. Gerhart's excitement about coming to the Viking is tempered by... Recommended Stories