Monday, December 11, 2017

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What They're Saying
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During the draft, we collected (among many things) quick reaction and analysis from around the web on all of the Vikings selections. Rather than leave them scattered around the site, here is the full list of “What They’re Saying” posts in one place. Each link below takes you to a separate story on an individual draft pick, with a short list of comments from local and national analysts on the player and his fit with the Vikings.

RB Dalvin Cook — Round 2, Pick 9 (41)
OL Pat Elflein — Round 3, Pick 6 (70)
DT Jaleel Johnson — Round 4, Pick 2 (109)

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Vikings Helmet Draft
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With the Scouting Combine long past and free agency underway, it’s time for Version 2 of our mock draft roundup. Last month, we did a pre-combine breakdown of who the online world expected the Vikings to draft in the first round. Now that (most of) the players have gone under the microscope, lots of opinions have changed, and draft stocks are rising and falling across the board. Also, the rush of early movement in the free agency tampering period has already had an effect on team needs; we’ve already seen the Vikings make a handful of moves, including the release of Mike Wallace. So here’s an updated look at who mock drafts have the Vikes taking at number 23:

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