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Turner's intensity took many by surprise

Turner's intensity took many by surprise

Norv Turner seems fairly laid back off the field, but that all changed during offensive installation this spring. He said people are often surprised by his intensity when he first arrives on a new job, and coaches and players supported that notion.

The Vikings' three quarterbacks all knew of Norv Turner's reputation as a respected offensive mind before they ever started practices with the 30-year veteran of the NFL. What Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater didn't know was how vocal Turner is on the practice field. "He creates this intensity and this sense of urgency that I haven't seen throughout my 10 years, which is...

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