Vikings’ LB Henri Crockett was drafted by Atlanta in the fourth round of the 1997 NFL Draft and played five seasons for the Falcons before signing with the Vikings this past offseason. Crockett played at Florida State with Falcons’ RB Warrick Dunn…Vikings’ S Ronnie Bradford played for the Falcons for five seasons (1997-2001) and had 11 interceptions during his time there…Vikings’ DE Chuck Wiley played two seasons in Atlanta (2000-01)…All three players played for Falcons’ head coach Dan Reeves…Falcons’ DB coach Emmitt Thomas was the Vikings’ defensive coordinator for two seasons (2000-01)…Vikings’ G Corbin Lacina played for the Bills when Falcons’ defensive coordinator Wade Phillips held the same position with Buffalo…Falcons’ QB coach Jack Burns was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for the Vikings for two seasons (1992-93)…Burns was with the Vikings’ and the Redskins in 1989 when head coach Mike Tice played tight end for Minnesota and Washington and when Vikings’ defensive coordinator Willie Shaw was on Minnesota’s staff…Tice played for Washington in 1989 when Falcons’ assistant offensive line coach Rennie Simmons coached the Redskins’ tight ends…Vikings’ TE Hunter Goodwin played at Texas A&M with Falcons’ DT Ed Jasper and when Falcons’ DL coach Bill Johnson was on the Aggies’ staff…Vikings’ OT Bryant McKinnie and Falcons’ G Martin Bibla played on the line together at Miami…Vikings’ assistant head coach/defensive line coach George O’Leary was the head coach at Georgia Tech when Falcons’ LB Keith Brooking played for the Yellow Jackets. O’Leary coached in San Diego when Falcons’ WR Shawn Jefferson played for the Chargers…Vikings’ LS Brody Liddiard was a teammate of Falcons’ WR Darren Chiaverini at Colorado…Falcons’ TE Alge Crumpler’s older brother Carlester played tight end for the Vikings in 1999…Vikings’ K Hayden Epstein played with Falcons’ K Jay Feely at Michigan…Falcons’ S Henry Jones played for the Vikings in 2001…Vikings’ LB Lemanski Hall and Falcons’ CB Kevin Mathis were teammates with the Dallas Cowboys in 1999…Vikings’ DEs Kenny Mixon and Chuck Wiley played at LSU with Falcons’ C Todd McClure…Vikings’ CB Eric Kelly and Falcons’ WR Quentin McCord played together at Kentucky…Vikings’ S Jack Brewer, CB Tyrone Carter, and OT Adam Haayer played at the University of Minnesota with Falcons’ TE Derek Rackley…Vikings’ S Ronnie Bradford, LB Greg Biekert, and DT Darius Holland played at Colorado with Falcons’ LB Sam Rogers. Rogers was also a teammate of Vikings’ G Corbin Lacina in Buffalo…Falcons’ DE John Thierry played with Vikings’ DT Darius Holland in Cleveland in 1999 and with Vikings’ LB Lemanski Hall in Chicago in 1998…Falcons’ LB Artie Ulmer was a seventh-round draft pick of the Vikings in 1997 but was released during training camp…Vikings’ WR Chris Walsh was a teammate of Falcons’ OT Bob Whitfield at Stanford…Vikings’ WR Cedric James played with Falcons’ FB George Layne at TCU.