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Vikings’ Everson Griffen will be a big challenge for the Falcons

Falcons coach Dan Quinn discusses Minnesota DE Everson Griffen, who’s tied for the league lead in sacks 12. He’ll mostly go against left tackle Jake Matthews. Video by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Vikings right defensive end Everson Griffen is tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 12. The Falcons will tangle with Griffen on Sunday in a game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Arizona’s Chandler Jones also has 12 sacks.

Griffen will line up opposite of Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews for most of the game.

Falcons coach Dan Quinn disscused the team’s plan to deal with Griffen on Thursday.