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Texans tickets hot commodity in Vikings camp
The hottest ticket in town this week isn't for a concert, a play or a movie. It's for a football game – more than 1,000 miles away. In one of the more unusual scenes of the season, Vikings players are scrambling to meet ticket demands for their road game Sunday in Houston. The Vikings have nine members of the team that are native Texans – starters Adrian Peterson, Christian Ponder, Brian Robison, Charlie Johnson, long snapper Cullen Loeffler, backups Brandon Burton and Andrew Sendejo, practice squad player Joe Banyard and injured reserve lineman DeMarcus Love. The Vikings haven't played in Houston since 2004 – making Loeffler the only Texas player on the team to have played a regular season game at Reliant Stadium. The Vikings haven't played a game in Texas at all since 2007, Peterson's rookie year. It's been a long time coming and the requests have come hot and heavy for football-rabid Texans wanting to cheer one of their own in their home state. As would be expected...
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