Posted February 01, 2013 on min.scout.com

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball against Jasper Brinkley #54 and Kevin Williams #93 of the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
The Vikings could be in the market for a middle linebacker if they don’t come to terms with Jasper Brinkley, and there was a run-stuffing linebacker looking pro-ready at the Senior Bowl. Nico Johnson talked about his experience, the perceived limitations on him, and his NFL idol.
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