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Vikings linebacker Greenway talks training camp, his dad

The Minnesota Vikings will report to Mankato this week for training camp. Linebacker Chad Greenway told WCCO's Mike Max, "This is going to be the most important training camp we’ve ever had." Greenway also talked about nearly losing his seriously-ill father this summer. “My dad is such a special guy. He just embodies what being a great dad and a great husband…mean," Greenway said.
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The Minnesota Vikings will report to Mankato this week for training camp. Linebacker Chad Greenway told WCCO's Mike Max, "This is going to be the most important training camp we’ve ever had." Greenway also talked about nearly losing his seriously-ill father this summer. “My dad is such a special guy. He just embodies what being a great dad and a great husband…mean," Greenway said.

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