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Notebook: Who Needs Blitzburgh?

Darrion Scott

The Vikings have been creating pressure up front in their first two preseason games, with or without the blitz. Plus, find out why the Vikings struggled to start the game, how a couple of undrafted rookies are making a name for themselves, how the Vikings are showing their new disciplined approach on the field, and get other various notes surrounding their second preseason game.

The Steelers' 3-4 defense is meant to confuse offenses and make the would-be blockers wonder which defender is coming on a blitz. Conversely, the Vikings' Tampa-2 defense relies more heavily on the front four to create pressure. In the first two preseason games, the nod goes to the Minnesota's simpler approach. In the opener against Oakland, the Vikings sacked Raiders quarterbacks five times...

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