Hartman: Look for Vikings offensive line to improve

  • Article by: SID HARTMAN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: June 9, 2012 - 9:37 PM

You analyze the Vikings' 3-13 record last year, and a part of the reason for the poor play was an offensive line that was riddled by injuries to center John Sullivan, Steve Hutchinson and Anthony Herrera. ¶ Now with offensive line coach Jeff Davidson in his second year at the position, there is good reason to believe that the line will be solid this year and will do a much better job protecting quarterback Christian Ponder.

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