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Burton playing cornerback catch-up

Brandon Burton (Kevin Brown/Viking Update)

Fifth-round draft pick Brandon Burton is trying to learn the Vikings defense in a hurry, but he has one advantage going for him, as well as a couple of veterans willing to help out at any time.

Brandon Burton finds himself in an awkward position. At a time when the fifth-round draft pick is trying to earn his spot on the roster, he's doing so under pressure-cooker conditions. Because teams have rosters of 90 players and players haven't worked out with the team until just over two weeks ago, Burton said his early goals are pretty simple. "I'm just trying to learn the defense... Recommended Stories