" It's a possibility. We keep working him in there," Zimmer said. "We're just trying to find the best 11 players we can and then figure out where the rest of the guys are going to fit. It’s not out of the question, but time will tell a little bit more on that."
Zimmer was a strong-side linebacker last season for the Vikings.
Anthony Barr is listed as a linebacker by the
Barr, a former running back, is powerful, athletic and fast but has just two years of work on defense at UCLA. The numbers are great -- he totaled 152 tackles and 23.5 sacks in two seasons -- and the coaching staff he'll work with is also great. But for Fantasy purposes he could lag statistically because of his likely role as a strong-side linebacker.
Unless the Vikings rid themselves of
Greenway placed 10th in the NFL in tackles last season with 134, but managed just three sacks. He has exceeded 100 tackles in six of the last seven years.
Greenway was able to practice in full all week despite a wrist injury. Smith was limited with a toe injury that sidelined him for eight straight games before he returned last week.
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