Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/8/14
MANKATO, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings wanted more depth and internal competition this season.The myriad moves, bringing in 10 draft picks, signing several players at positions of need, seemed to do the trick. Now the players are noticing the difference in training camp."I think the biggest thing I notice that's been different this camp from camps in the past is that there's opportunities open for other people," linebacker Erin Henderson said. "Coming in before you pretty much knew who was going to be on the starting defense, who was going to be on the starting offense, who was going to make the 53-man roster and who wasn't."I think this year it's kind of open. Things are up in the air. Coaches are giving different guys opportunities and different looks than they might not have gotten before. And I think its forcing people to play to their maximum potential and bring their best effort day in and day out."Injuries have also been a factor. But with the first preseason game a week away,...
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