Tice picks least-used tailback

Updated: November 13, 2004, 2:52 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The player who has logged the fewest carries in Minnesota's four-man tailback rotation will get the start in the most important game on the Vikings' schedule to this point.

In somewhat of a surprise, coach Mike Tice will start Michael Bennett Sunday at Green Bay, perhaps in an effort to pull the Vikings out of a nosedive that has seen their once healthy NFC North lead whittled to one game over the Packers and Detroit Lions.

Bennett, 26, who has missed 13 games to injuries since a 2002 ...

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