Kenechi Udeze is Primed for a Comeback


Kenechi Udeze is ready to make a comeback run, after missing the entire 2008 season while battling leukemia.  “I feel really good,” the defensive end told Sid Hartman. “I just recently had a physical with our team doctor. [Dr. Sheldon] Burns had me go through a stress test and everything was good, so I’m looking forward to joining the team as we get together here soon.

“That’s the plan. I don’t know exactly what they’re going to have me doing, because they kind of want to ease me into this offseason minicamp schedule. Whatever they throw me into, I think I’ll be capable of doing.”

I’m guessing we won’t be hearing any bold predictions of record-breaking sack output out of Kenechi.  He’s from the “let my play do the talking” camp.  Unlike the guy he will be competing with at left end, Ray Edwards, who talks a much better game than he plays.  Unfortunately, Edwards is a Chilly guy and Kenechi isn’t, which means Kenechi will never get a fair shake.  Sorry but them’s the breaks.

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  • Mike

    The Vikings could use a better left end, but easing him into camp doesn’t sound like he’ll win the job.

  • AlldayEH

    He’s hungry. He’ll win the job, and with JA taking all the blocking, Udeze should be able seeing how he’s fully rested, to blow by blockers and make any QB eat dirt…

  • Bloom

    lol!! there’s no way that Udeze is better then Robison.