Mistral Raymond: A study in perseverance

This one reads like a movie script. Yahoo!Sports reporter Les Carpenter tells the story of Vikings' safety Mistral Raymond, a sixth-round draft choice who is in line to get the first start of his NFL career Sunday against Denver.
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This one reads like a movie script. Yahoo!Sports reporter Les Carpenter tells the story of Vikings' safety Mistral Raymond, a sixth-round draft choice who is in line to get the first start of his NFL career Sunday against Denver.

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