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USA TODAY Sports Minnesota linebacker Anthony Barr, center, tackles Arizona quarterback Drew Stanton, right, forcing a fumble in a preseason game Aug. 16 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Vikings' defense quietly bolstered by talent infusion

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EDEN PRAIRIE — With veteran Matt Cassel having won the Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback competition with a surprisingly strong preseason, let’s take a moment to check the impact coach Mike Zimmer has had on a defense that ranked 31st in yards allowed, 31st against the pass and dead last in points allowed in 2013.

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So far, so good. In fact, so far, so very good.

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