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Kennedy will miss ‘brothers,' praises Vikings

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Vikings defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy tweeted Tuesday that he is being released, but during a candid phone interview less than two hours later he praised his Vikings coaches and teammates. See what Kennedy had to say about his injury struggles, his release, his teammates and what he learned with the Vikings.

Despite Pat Williams being a free agent and a four-game suspension looming for Kevin Williams, the Vikings informed defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy that he would be released later this week. The move frees up $2.5 million, and Kennedy said he knows he didn't earn his keep last year despite fighting through a knee injury. "I'm a prideful man. Last year if you ask me if I did anything on the field... Recommended Stories