Vikings: Griffen back to D-line, Allen expects Robison to have '10-plus' sacks

The Vikings’ experiment to move Everson Griffen to linebacker has ended. Leslie Frazier notified Griffen on Sunday night that it would be best for him if he focused solely on defensive end. Meanwhile, Jared Allen believes Brian Robison will be a double-digit sack guy this season.
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