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Sansevere: There's always the Packers

What happens if the Vikings end up moving out of Minnesota? An expansion team could be granted to Minnesota. If that didn't happen fans would be forced to live without a local football team, or worse, cheer for the Packers.
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What happens if the Vikings end up moving out of Minnesota? An expansion team could be granted to Minnesota. If that didn't happen fans would be forced to live without a local football team, or worse, cheer for the Packers.

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