Found December 21, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As one of several potential free agents this offseason, Minnesota Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson understands the importance of the season's final two games as well as anyone. There's a lot at stake for Minnesota (2-12), which is trying to avoid the worst record in team history. Henderson also knows something far more impactful on the players, coaches and staff will follow these last two games. Everything and everyone will be evaluated intensely after such a disappointing season. "These last two games is pretty much going to be to finish up your resume for this year," Henderson said. "It's going to be the last impression coaches have for you. Coach is stressing that to us. I'm stressing that to the young guys and I think everybody is focused on these Redskins." Defensive end Jared Allen acknowledged the inevitable after Sunday's 42-20 loss at home to the New Orleans Saints when he said, "A lot of people probabl...
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