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Video Vault: Joe Kapp, Vikings QB

Between Tarkenton and Tarkenton, there was a quarterback named Joe Kapp who led the Vikings to the Super Bowl. In a gift that keeps on giving, check out this YouTube highlight reel of Capp, single-bar face mask and all.
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