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Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks with 2014 draft pick Scott Crichton (72) during stretching at the rookie mini camp last Friday afternoon in Eden Prairie. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

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What happens when the unit which is designed to stop the opposing’ offense finishes the season dead last in four important categories and 30th or 31st out of 32 teams in another four?


Change, that’s what happens.

The Minnesota Vikings’ defense brought much consternation through the entire 2013 season, basically blowing five leads late in the game by allowing the opponent to march down the field for game-winning drives.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.