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Vikings prepping for blitz-heavy attack

Lito Sheppart (Matt Rourke/AP)

The Vikings have been working all week on preparing for the Eagles' blitz-intensive defense. Running backs and offensive linemen talked about the challenge while Lito Sheppard lived on the other side of the equation.

In the initial stages of the Vikings' offensive preparation for the Philadelphia Eagles, the team quickly learned one thing – they will need to be prepared for Eagles blitzes. For years under defensive coordinator Jim Johnson, the Eagles dialed up blitzes early and often. Many games saw the Eagles D blitz on more plays than it didn't. With the Vikings expected to give rookie Joe Webb his...

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