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LB prospect brings run-stuffing résumé
With Jasper Brinkley scheduled to be become a free agent, the Vikings at least have to consider the replacement possibilities at middle linebacker. At the Senior Bowl in January, Nico Johnson was a player similar to Brinkley's skill set – hard-hitting, experienced in a professional-like scheme, but perhaps limited to being a two-down player because of pass-coverage deficiencies. Johnson didn't get much of a chance to show his coverage skills as Alabama's middle linebacker. "That's the only thing that's bad about the way we did it at 'Bama. You had players here and there and we rotated a lot," Johnson said. "Some players may seem like they can't cover. People thought I can't cover or they thought C.J. (Mosely) couldn't play the run right, so we split that time. This is a great opportunity to show I can do those things. Whatever happens, happens. I'm going to take it with full respect." Johnson showed he could diagnose a play and hit during the Senior Bowl. Toward the end of one...
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