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Vikings' Phil Loadholt May Be Getting a New Nickname

May 4, 2009 – 9:39 PM
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Heading into the draft, some draft experts and some teams believed that Phil Loadholt has the size and long arms to become a sold NFL starting tackle. But others think his slow feet would be a problem.

Apparently, someone at the St. Paul Pioneer Press is among those who think Loadholt will have trouble making the adjustment to the NFL, even before he's faced his first defensive end.

In the headline for one of the Pioneer Press' first stories about Loadholt, his name had been transformed into "Phil Leadholt." It's an honest mistake, but one that has the potential to become a nickname for the tackle if he allows too many sacks on speed rushes.
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