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Who is the Vikings' emergency safety?

Harrison Smith (Brace Hemmelgarn/US Presswire)

When Harrison Smith was ejected, it left the Vikings with only two safeties. What was the plan if one of them got injured?

When first-round draft pick Harrison Smith was ejected from Sunday's game for physical contact with an official, it brought the Minnesota Vikings one step closer to a plan that fans seem to have become enamored with in recent years. Smith's ejection forced fifth-round draft pick Robert Blanton into defensive duty for the first time in the regular season. Next to him was veteran Jamarca Sanford, a...

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