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Eric Kendricks named NFC North Rookie of the Year by ESPN

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Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks was voted NFC North Rookie of the Year by ESPN today.

The 23-year-old out of UCLA beat out Green Bay cornerback Damarious Randall for the top honor, while Vikings' wide receiver Stefon Diggs tied for third with Bears running back Jeremy Langford.

Kendricks led Minnesota this year in tackles with 92 combined, and managed four sacks. He won NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month honors in October, as well.

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