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Mauti relying on his experience in rehab

Michael Mauti is convinced the third time on ACL surgery will be the charm. He learns how to approach it better each time and has confidence in the Vikings' successful track record with other players.

Michael Mauti is finding a silver lining in a trio of knee surgeries. The first of three seventh-round draft picks for the Vikings this year, Mauti entered that all-important weekend knowing that three surgeries to repair torn anterior cruciate ligaments in his knees (twice on the left, once on the right) would hurt his stock. Yet he is convinced that the experience of rehabilitating each knee... Recommended Stories