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Rookie Locke looking to keep Walsh efficient

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Rookie Jeff Locke is being allowed to concentrate on two things – punting and holding, and said he wants to be "perfect" in both of them. His hold needed an initial adjustment for Blair Walsh's style.

Jeff Locke is a lock for the roster as the only punter on the Minnesota Vikings heading into training camp, but that doesn't mean there isn't any pressure. The Vikings already released T.J. Conley and Chris Kluwe to clear the path for Locke, their fifth-round draft choice, but there was an underrated aspect of Kluwe's job that Locke is assuming – holding on field goals and extra points... Recommended Stories

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