The writing was on the wall Saturday when Kenny Mixon's name wasn't mentioned when discussing the Vikings' rotation at defensive end. Now we know why.
The Vikings made a number of roster moves since the 2005 NFL Draft officially ended, with the most significant being the release of veteran defensive end Kenny Mixon.
The Vikings Achilles' heel on defense has been the play of their linebackers, especially on the weak side. That starting position could be up in the air all week. Get that and many other pre-Packer notes.
November 11, 2004
The Vikings have been shuttling players in out of the rotation at linebacker, so we went to assistant linebackers coach Pete Bercich for his opinion on a few of his players, including those not always starting.
October 7, 2004