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Souhan: Here's a seven step play to turn around this Purple plummet

The Star Tribune's Jim Souhan has a seven step plan to help fix the Vikings. The plan starts with resting Adrian Peterson and testing Christian Ponder. The final step is cutting ties with veteran players on a downhill slide.
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The Star Tribune's Jim Souhan has a seven step plan to help fix the Vikings. The plan starts with resting Adrian Peterson and testing Christian Ponder. The final step is cutting ties with veteran players on a downhill slide.

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