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Sunday slant: The underappreciated

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The Vikings have a lot of big-name players, but it's time to give some respect to some of the worker bees who don't occupy the top spots on the depth chart. Here are five Vikings that don't usually make the highlight films but deserve some recognition.

The Vikings have plenty of big-name players easily recognizable to even the casual NFL fan: Brett Favre, Adrian Peterson and Jared Allen, to name a few. But all but a handful of players have contributed at some point during the season. Here are five of the most underappreciated Vikings in my estimation, two on offense, two on defense and one on special teams: Artis Hicks – When Brad Childress...

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