The Vikings are thoroughly enjoying the success they are having, but they are also being reminded…
Vikings finding sacks from part-time sources
The NFL's defending sacks champion, Jared Allen, has only two sacks through four games, but his Minnesota Vikings are still tied for seventh in the league with 12 sacks. The Vikings are finding ways to get pressure on the quarterback whether Allen is "getting home" on his pass rushes or not. Utility defensive lineman Everson Griffen leads the team with three sacks, followed by a foursome of defenders with two apiece – Allen, defensive tackle Letroy Guion and linebackers Chad Greenway and Erin Henderson. Cornerback Chris Cook has one. That means the defensive line has seven of the 12 sacks even without Brian Robison and Kevin Williams making their mark on that statistic. "I think if you really go back and look at it, probably between the two of us (Allen and Robison), we've missed about six sacks, just blatantly missed six sacks," Robison said Monday. "So that's something we've got to do – make sure once we get there we do finish...
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