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Key to Success: MLB E.J. Henderson

E.J. Henderson

When the Vikings allowed Napoleon Harris to leave via free agency, they knew they had E.J. Henderson in the fold to step back into the middle linebacker position. Among the keys for the team's success in 2007 is Henderson's ability to be as productive back inside as he was at weakside linebacker last season.

The Vikings had the salary cap space to bring back Napoleon Harris, their starting middle linebacker last season, but they opted to let him pursue other offers.  Harris landed a lucrative contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, signing a six-year deal for $24 million, including a $7.5 million signing bonus. The deal was very similar to what the Vikings had re-signed E.J. Henderson for late last...

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