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Kleinsasser: A true Viking

Published 12/23/2011, Star Tribune

Next Sunday, Jimmy Kleinsasser — the former UND standout — will line up against the Bears and throw a few more blocks before ending a career that has unfolded like every little league parent’s daydream. Drafted by the only NFL team within a 10-hour drive of his home, he became the longest-tenured professional athlete in the Twin Cities despite choosing a sport defined by short careers and catastrophic injuries.

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