The notion that the Vikings would turn quickly to someone else to at least push Locke is growing old and confusing,Brandon Marshall Jersey, although plenty of time still remains to challenge Locke heading into the fourth and final year of his rookie deal.Lamar Miller Jersey.
Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer was asked after Wednesday's OTA practice whether he thinks another punter will be signed or whether Locke is on his own.Derek Carr Jersey.
"I think it depends on how Jeff does the rest of the spring and how comfortable (general manager) Rick (Spielman) is and how comfortable Coach (Mike) Zimmer is and we'll talk about that as the spring goes on,Danny Amendola Jersey," he said.Nelson Agholor Jersey.
Priefer said he challenged Locke after last season and has been impressed with how the punter has responded so far.Eddie Lacy Jersey
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