Found June 19, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Linebacker Chad Greenway has returned to the Minnesota Vikings' facilities for the three-day mandatory minicamp, but his thoughts are still with his ailing father who is currently at the Mayo Clinic.Greenway had returned for one day of organized team activities two weeks ago, but had called coach Leslie Frazier early in the morning before practice and said he had to leave to deal with his family matter. Greenway revealed Tuesday his father has been dealing with complications from Leukemia, though the disease is currently in remission.Greenway had spent part of the time away back in South Dakota and has been thankful for the time with family."We've spent a ton of time together and as a family," Greenway said Tuesday. "That's why I unfortunately missed the OTAs. That's something I'm not used to doing. With a situation like this, you just want to be able to spend as much time as you can with your family and with my mom just trying...

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Harvin voices frustration at Vikings minicamp

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