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Ellison carving out versatile role

Rhett Ellison (Hannah Foslien/Getty)

Rhett Ellison is thrilled to be in the NFL and trying to learn multiple positions for the Vikings. He talked about his role with the team, his admiration for Jim Kleinsasser and the similar role he could be ask to execute.

Ellison Rhett Ellison isn't afraid to do the grunt work on the football field. In fact, he doesn't seem to care what type of role he has in his rookie season with the Vikings, so long as he has a useful function. His recurring motto during a recent interview: Whatever the coaches want me to do, I'll do that. It's a similar credo that Jim Kleinsasser took 13 years ago as a Vikings rookie. But...

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