by Tom Swift

When his father suffered a stroke in 2001, [now Minnesota Vikings COO Kevin] Warren flew home and slept in his father’s hospital room. Warren asked him why he had been such a disciplinarian. “He said he just liked to see everything done right,” Warren said. ” He said, ‘It’s not the big stuff; it’s the details that will separate you during life.’ ”

-Jim Souhan, “Vikings’ Man on a Mission,” StarTribune, 11-26-2017