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    Falcons/Vikings Connections

    VIKINGS-FALCONS CONNECTIONS – Vikings’ LB Keith Newman played for the Falcons in 2003…
    Vikings’ TE coach John Tice played for New Orleans in 1992 when Falcons’ head coach Jim Mora coached the Saints’ secondary…
    Tice was also a teammate of Falcons’ DB coach Brett Maxie in New Orleans…
    Vikings’ WR coach Wes Chandler played for San Diego when Falcons’ head coach Jim Mora coached on the Chargers’ staff…
    Vikings’ assistant secondary coach Kevin Ross played two seasons in
    Atlanta (1994-95) and posted a career-high 124 tackles in ’94…
    Falcons’ RB coach Ollie Wilson coached for the Falcons during Ross’ time in Atlanta…
    Vikings’ TE Jermaine Wiggins played at the University of Georgia…
    Vikings’ S Ken Irvin (Lindale, GA), WR Marcus Robinson (Fort Valley, GA), LB Dontarrious Thomas (Perry, GA), and RB Moe Williams (Columbus, GA) will all be returning to their home state…
    Falcons’ TE Derek Rackley is a native of Apple Valley, MN and attended the University of Minnesota…
    Vikings’ QB Brad Johnson and Falcons’ RB Warrick Dunn were teammates in Tampa Bay…
    Vikings’ LB Keith Newman played at North Carolina with Falcons’ TE Alge Crumpler...
    Crumpler’s older brother, Carlester, played tight end for the Vikings in 1999…
    Vikings’ DT C.J. Mosley played at Missouri with Falcons’ TE Dwayne
    Blakley…
    Vikings’ CB Antoine Winfield, LB Sam Cowart, DT Pat Williams, LB Keith Newman, and S Ken Irvin played in Buffalo with Falcons’ S Keion Carpenter…
    Vikings’ LB Rod Davis and Falcons’ LB Antoine Cash were teammates at Southern Miss…
    Vikings’ DE Kenechi Udeze played at USC with Falcons’ CB Chris Cash…
    Vikings’ G Marcus Johnson played on the line at Mississippi with Falcons’ G Ben Claxton…
    Vikings’ S Darren Sharper played in Green Bay with Falcons’ CB Allen Rossum and T Barry Stokes and also when Falcons’ defensive coordinator Ed Donatell and offensive line coach Jeff Jagodzinski coached on the
    Packers’ staff…
    Vikings’ WR Troy Williamson played at South Carolina with Falcons’ DT Darrell Shropshire…
    Vikings’ WR Marcus Robinson and K Paul Edinger played in Chicago with WR Dez White…
    Edinger was also a teammate of Falcons’ RB T.J. Duckett and LB Ike Reese at Michigan State…
    Vikings’ CB Fred Smoot played with Falcons’ FB Justin Griffith at Mississippi State…
    Vikings’ WR Travis Taylor, WR Marcus Robinson, and RB Moe Williams were teammates of Falcons’ LB Edgerton Hartwell with the Ravens…
    Vikings’ DE Darrion Scott was a teammate of Falcons’ WR Michael Jenkins at Ohio State…
    Vikings’ DE Lance Johnstone and LB Napoleon Harris played in Oakland with Falcons’ DT Rod Coleman...
    Harris was also a teammate of Falcons’ C Austin King at Northwestern…Falconsâ€℠¢ S Omare Lowe was with the Vikings at the beginning of the 2004 season…
    Falcons’ assistant head offensive line/consultant Alex Gibbs coached for Kansas City in 1993 when Vikings’ assistant secondary coach Kevin Ross played for the Chiefs…
    Falcons’ senior defensive assistant/secondary coach Emmitt Thomas was the Vikings’ defensive coordinator for two seasons (2000-01)…
    Vikings’ head coach Mike Tice played for Washington in 1989 when
    Thomas was on Washington’s staff…
    Vikings’ secondary coach Chuck Knox, Jr. coached with Thomas and
    Falcons’ offensive line coach Jeff Jagodzinski in Green Bay in ’99 and Knox and Thomas also coached together in Philadelphia…
    Falcons’ QB Ty Detmer played in Philadelphia when Knox was on the Eagles’ staff…
    Vikings’ special teams coach Rusty Tillman coached with Falcons’ WR coach George Stewart in Tampa Bay in 1995…
    Stewart also coached at the University of Minnesota on Lou Holtz’ staff from 1984-85…
    Vikings’ T Adam Goldberg was a freshman at Wyoming in ’99 when Falcons’ TE coach Clancy Barone was the offensive line coach/offensive coordinator for the Cowboys…
    Vikings’ offensive asst./asst. QB coach Randy Hanson coached at Portland State with Falcons’ offensive assistant Robert Prince.

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    Re: Falcons/Vikings Connections

    that's very interesting. thank you for taking that time to give us an interesting read.

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