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Gerhart playing catch-up

Toby Gerhart (Michael Tullberg/Getty)

Because of an NFL rule limiting his availability to mandatory practices, rookie Toby Gerhart wasn't able to participate in organized team activities. That meant an early arrival at Winter Park last week for makeup sessions before minicamp. Gerhart and his coaches talked about his packed days and where he's at in his progress.

Toby Gerhart says he's faster than most people think – he ran a 4.60 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine – but this weekend he was playing catch-up. Gerhart, one of two second-round draft picks for the Vikings, was required to miss all of the organized team activities between rookie camp and this weekend's minicamp because of an NFL rule limiting the amount of work for rookies in schools...

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