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Minnesota Converting 290-Pound Quarterback To Tight End

Big-armed Moses Alipate has yet to see the field at quarterback for Minnesota, so he's taking Jerry Kill up on some position switch advice:

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Kill began asking Alipate to consider a new position last spring, but it took another training camp, another season practicing but never playing, for Alipate to give up on the hope that his cannon of a right arm -- he occasionally gets to show off his arm strength by throwing faux kickoffs during special-teams drills, in order to keep from wearing out kickers -- might propel him to the front of the depth chart.

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Once the season ended, Kill said, "Moses came to me and said, 'Coach, I want to give it a shot.' "

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