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Vikings keeping tabs on Griffen's effort

Everson Griffen came to Minnesota with a reputation as a talented but inconsistent player. So far, he's living up to the first trait and dispelling the second, according to coaches and teammates, and he knows they're watching. See what Griffen, Leslie Frazier and Kevin Williams had to say about the topic.

Consistency has been the buzzword when it comes to fourth-round draft choice Everson Griffen. He didn't have it in college at Southern California, which likely contributed to his draft stock slipping, and the Vikings were planning to keep a close watch on his commitment to the game. So far, so good for the rookie defensive end. "He runs real hard. He's got a high motor. It seems like and when... Recommended Stories