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Lunchbreak: Randy Moss Makes Initial Hall of Fame Visit

Randy Moss is heading for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, but the Vikings Ring of Honor receiver got a head start on Monday with an initial visit.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame captured several moments as Moss, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and former Oilers linebacker Robert Brazile spent time in Canton, Ohio.

Moss dogged Lewis for how small an old defensive call sheet was in this video:

Moss also gave an impromptu pep talk to a sports history class that was visiting the cradle of pro football.

Moss has definitely been enjoying the dream that came true in his first year of eligibility, savoring the top individual honor a football player can garner with a smile, and even using his ear to hold a souvenir shirt.

Homegrown talent

The entire NFL is descending on Indianapolis this week for the 2018 Scouting Combine, which serves as a significant event before the draft each season.

Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman and the personnel department, and Head Coach Mike Zimmer and his staff will evaluate more than 330 prospects this week to help determine future Vikings.

Spielman has largely implemented a draft-and-develop philosophy in building the bulk of a roster because additions in free agency can sometimes be cost prohibitive.

Minnesota reaped plenty of benefits of "homegrown talent" in 2017. Drafted players accounted for 14,270 of the Vikings snaps, a total that ranked 11th in the NFL according to analytics site Pro Football Focus.

The totals in the graphic below include postseason games.

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