Newest Vikings lineman has ties to St. Paul and … Packers

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Newest Vikings lineman has ties to St. Paul and … Packers
Newest Vikings lineman has ties to St. Paul and … Packers

Bryan Witzmann didn't expect to be cut by the Kansas City Chiefs, but at least he gets to come home. The St. Paul native started 13 games at guard last season for the Chiefs before being released on Sept. 3. He signed with the Vikings on Monday. “I was definitely surprised, but I know how this industry works and sometimes they think they can get by with younger, cheaper guys,” he said Wednesday. “Obviously, it sucks to get cut, but I'm happy to be home.” Though he was born in Minnesota, Witzmann grew up across the St. Croix River in Houlton, Wis. So, was he a Vikings or Packers fan? “I was kind of right in the middle because my parents were Vikings fans and all my friends growing up were mostly

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