Three former Elder players face off in NFL preseason game

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, center, celebrates with teammates T.J. Clemmings, left, and Stefon Diggs, right, after catching a 7-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - When the Buffalo Bills hosted the Minnesota Vikings in an NFL preseason game on Thursday night it turned into a small reunion of three former Elder High School players, two who played for Buffalo and one for Minnesota. All three also attended the same grade school at Our Lady of Visitation in Mack, Ohio.

The two Bills players are veteran center Eric Wood, who graduated from Elder in 2004, and linebacker Jacob Lindsey, a Harvard graduate who graduated from Elder in 2012 and signed a free agent contract with the Bills in April.

The Vikings player is tight end Kyle Rudolph, who graduated from Elder in 2008.

The Vikings won the game 17-10 with Rudolph not recording a reception, while Lindsey had a solo tackle and an assist.

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