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(Associated Press) Minnesota Vikings players and coaches kneel for a moment of silence in honor of the 10th anniversary of former Vikings right tackle Korey Stringer's death before training camp Monday in Mankato. Stringer died after suffering a heat stroke during training camp in 2001.

Vikings honor 10th anniversary of Stringer's death

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By Jon Krawczynski, AP Sports Writer

MANKATO -- Jim Kleinsasser can't believe it's been 10 years since he last heard a belly laugh from his friend, Korey Stringer.


The memory is as vivid as it's ever been, and new Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier tapped into that first-hand knowledge during a somber moment before the team's first training camp practice.

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