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Sanford doesn't feel limited by Tampa-2

Jamarca Sanford (Brace Hemmelgarn/US Presswire)

After having the first multiple-interception game by a Vikings safety since Darren Sharper, Jarmarca Sanford disputed Sharper's 2008 contention that the Tampa-2 defense limits the ball-hawking ability of safeties.

The ghost of Darren Sharper, or at the sentiments he left behind in Minnesota, re-appeared Sunday for the Vikings as they got two interceptions from one of their safeties. Back in 2008, Sharper, who came to the Vikings with a reputation as a ball-hawking safety and one of the league's top all-time interceptors, said the team's Tampa-2 defensive approach didn't lend itself to safeties making many... Recommended Stories