VIKINGS-CHARGERS CONNECTIONS
- Chargers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky played in 43 games at
linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings from 1991 to 1993.
- Chargers secondary coach Cris Dishman spent the 2000 season at
cornerback with the Minnesota Vikings during his playing career.
- Vikings WR Greg Camarillo was signed as an undrafted free agent by the
Chargers in 2005.

LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Vikings S Husain Abdullah is from Pomona, California.
- Vikings RB Toby Gerhart is from Norco, California and DE D’Aundre Reed
grew up in Moreno Valley.
- Vikings P Chris Kluwe attended UCLA and is from Los Alamitos, California.

NFL CONNECTIONS
- Vikings T Charlie Johnson and Chargers S Bob Sanders played together for
the Indianapolis Colts from 2006 to 2010. Johnson was also teammates
with Chargers CB Dante Hughes in Indianapolis from 2007-08.
- Vikings DT Remi Ayodele and Chargers WR Patrick Crayton were teammates
in Dallas during the 2007 season.
- Vikings K Ryan Longwell and Chargers LB Na’il Diggs were teammates
together with the Green Bay Packers from 2000-05.
- Vikings DT Fred Evans and Chargers TE Randy McMichael were teammates
with the Miami Dolphins in 2006.
- Vikings CB Antoine Winfi eld and Chargers LB Takeo Spikes were teammates
together in Buff alo during the 2003 season. Spikes was also a teammate of
Vikings QB Donovan McNabb in 2007 when they were both with the Philadelphia
Eagles.

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS
- Vikings DE D’Aundre Reed teamed with Chargers CB Antoine Cason at
Arizona.
- Vikings OT DeMarcus Love and Chargers CB Ramon Broadway were college
teammates at Arkansas.
- Vikings WR Devin Aromashodu played with Chargers OL Tyronne Green
and T Marcus McNeill at Auburn.
- Chargers WR Richard Goodman played at Florida State with the Vikings RB
Lorenzo Booker, DT Letroy Guion, and QB Christian Ponder.
- Vikings WR Bernard Berrian teamed with Chargers QB Billy Volek at Fresno
State.
- Vikings CB Asher Allen played with Chargers LB Darryl Gamble at Georgia.
- Vikings LB Chad Greenway and G Seth Olsen played with Chargers SS Bob
Sanders and K Nate Kaeding at Iowa.
- Vikings CB Marcus Sherels played with Chargers CB Traye Simmons for the
University of Minnesota.
- Vikings DE Everson Griff en played with Chargers CB Shareece Wright at
Southern California.
- Vikings LS Cullen Loeffl er played with Chargers CB Quentin Jammer at
Texas.