Craig: After dirty jobs, training camps a labor they love

  • Article by: MARK CRAIG , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 1, 2012 - 9:39 AM

Tending pigs and working in sewers are some of the dues Vikings have paid before the big time.

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grumpyrobAug. 1, 12 2:44 AM

Good article.

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bredpathAug. 1, 12 6:59 AM

...and then they get to retire in their 30's.

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TabarnooshAug. 1, 12 7:46 AM

There is nothing like growing up on a working farm and understanding what real work is like. There is strong and then there is "farm strong".

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davehougAug. 1, 1212:08 PM

"If NFL players could see what these soldiers go through daily, man, you'd never, ever complain about coming to training camp. - - AMEN

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jimmy01675Aug. 1, 12 1:16 PM

any job sucks if you don't care about it.

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JPetersen3Aug. 1, 12 2:18 PM

Terrific story, Mark!

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