The Minnesota Vikings are 4-0 despite losing their starting quarterback and running back. New faces have stepped up and handled increased roles with great aplomb. And not just between the hashmarks. The trickle-down effect of the “next man up” mantra has reached the ball boy level.
Check out this guy and his casual one-handed grab of a Sam Bradford pass during Monday night’s victory. He barely reacts to his own sparkling play and keeps a laser focus on the job at hand.
There’s a bevy of NFL wideouts who could learn from the example.