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Jasper Brinkley | Linebacker

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 252
College: South Carolina
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Jasper Brinkley started the first two preseason games at middle linebacker.
Brinkley appears to have his nose in front of Audie Cole for the starting job in base packages. "Jasper seems to be a little bit more communicative, and Audie seems to have a little more range," coach Mike Zimmer said. "As far as the running game, they're very close -- and (in) the passing game they're similar." Brinkley will be on a short leash if he does win the job, and may rotate out even on early downs. There are safer IDP situations out there to attack. Thu, Aug 21, 2014 10:34:00 AM

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Career Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2009MIN16301310.00.0000001000000
2010MIN16152170.00.0000000002000
2012MIN166335980.00.0000003200000
2013ARZ15234270.00.0000000100000
2014MIN165421751.01010.0000001000000

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PosRoleName
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2Matt Cassel
3Pat Devlin
RB1Adrian Peterson
2Jerick McKinnon
3Matt Asiata
4Joe Banyard
5Henry Josey
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2Matt Asiata
3RB1Adrian Peterson
2Matt Asiata
FB1Zach Line
WR11Charles Johnson
2Cordarrelle Patterson
3Adam Thielen
4Donte Foster
WR21Greg Jennings
2Jarius Wright
3Kain Colter
WR31Jarius Wright
TE1Kyle Rudolph
2Rhett Ellison
3Chase Ford
4Brandon Bostick
5Ryan Otten
K1Blair Walsh