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Report: Benny Sapp to workout for Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are flying in cornerback Benny Sapp for a workout this week. Sapp previously played for the Vikings in 2008 and 2009. He was released by the Dolphins earlier this season.
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The Minnesota Vikings are flying in cornerback Benny Sapp for a workout this week. Sapp previously played for the Vikings in 2008 and 2009. He was released by the Dolphins earlier this season.

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