Vikings’ Everson Griffen sheds weight for shift to linebacker

The Minnesota Vikings are deep at defensive end, and thin at linebacker.

So it made sense to experiment with Everson Griffen, to give him a few looks in minicamp to see if he could play away from the line of scrimmage.

It apparently worked, as Griffen said he’s been told linebacker would be his primary positionwhen training camp opens July 27.  Read More…