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Temporary job loss motivates Mitchell

Marvin Mitchell lost his starting job for all of one game, but after another injury to Desmond Bishop, Mitchell is back and motivated.

Sometimes the football gods smile down on some players in mysterious ways. Marvin Mitchell had played six NFL seasons with the Saints, Dolphins and Vikings. In that span, he had just three career starts. But when the Vikings made the decision to not re-sign Jasper Brinkley, there was a shuffling of the deck at linebacker. Erin Henderson was moved inside and Mitchell was slated as No. 1 on... Recommended Stories