Gregg Rosenthal of Pro Football Talk managed to create a minor stir amongst Vikings fans on Monday when he tweeted a rumor he had heard at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
“Heard at Combine the Vikings are in mix for a few of biggest FA names,” read Rosenthal’s tweet. “Ready to spend. Bucs as well.”
Fans should probably reign in their expectations a little as the Vikings don’t have a ton of spending power, especially when being compared to Tampa Bay, but I wouldn’t be surprised if we start to see quite a bit of action on March 13th.
So, I decided to dust off my old free agency rankings and make another list of who I think should be the Vikings top targets. The list takes everything into consideration including salary range, age, talent level, scheme, likelihood of actually hitting the open market, and so on.
Read more after the jump.