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Vikings' leaders say no speeches needed

Antoine Winfield (Rob Grabowski/US Presswire)

The Vikings have lost three of the last four games, but they still have a shot at the playoffs, despite a tough road schedule. With a trip to the Green Bay Packers this weekend, leaders of the team say no additional motivation is needed.

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said his team should have all the motivation it needs facing the Green Bay Packers Sunday without him giving big motivational speeches. Back in September, when the Vikings escaped the home opener with a 26-23 overtime win against the Jacksonville Jaguars and then lost 23-20 at Indianapolis the following week, Antoine Winfield gave a speech about the importance of...

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