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Vikings Draft NC State Center Garrett Bradbury with the 18th Pick in the NFL Draft

The Vikings added some beef to their line on Thursday night, snagging NC State center Garrett Bradbury with the 18th pick in the NFL Draft. Bradbury is a natural knee-bender with excellent quickness and agility. He’s an outstanding pass-blocker who has great awareness and mirrors well. Although he isn’t a powerful drive blocker and fits […]

NFL Mock Draft Has Vikings Taking Washington OT Andre Dillard in Round One

The NFL Draft is still 66 days away, but already there’s plenty of mock drafts and projections as to what teams are going to do once Roger Goodell takes the platform in Nashville, Tennessee and gets booed as he does every year. The Vikings are sitting at number 18 in the first round, and will […]

Vikings Earn an ‘B’ for Their Draft According to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr.

The draft grades from ‘Draft Guru’ Mel Kiper Jr. are out, and one team that got a very good grade is that of the Vikings, who according to Kiper got an ‘B’ for their collection of players over the two days. Here’s what he had to say: The Minnesota offseason is obviously all about Kirk […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: USC QB Sam Darnold

The hype for USC quarterback Sam Darnold has b3en growing by leaps and bounds the last few weeks, to the point where many feel he’s going to be the first overall pick in the NFL Draft in April. At 6-4, 220 pounds, he’s got the look of a player who with some time learning could […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ohio State CB Denzel Ward

Cornerbacks are always in high demand come draft night, and this year the 2018 draft will be no exception. One player that likely won’t last long is that of Ohio State Buckeyes CB Denzel Ward, a player who is quickly climbing the charts. Ward is coming off a tremendous combine, and is known by many […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

He could be this season’s Kordell Stewart, a player who can play both quarterback, and at a moment’s notice shift to being a wide receiver. He’s Lamar Jackson, who just wrapped up a solid college career that saw him throw 9043 yards in three college seasons with 69 touchdowns, and he’s ready to make an […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Notre Dame G Quenton Nelson

While there’s plenty of stars in the 2018 NFL Draft in April, there’s also going to be one big-name player taking up space on the offensive line, and that’s Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson, who some say could be the second-best prospect in this year’s draft. It didn’t take Nelson long to prove himself, as […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: UCLA QB Josh Rosen

Some say that UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen is going to be the top pick in the draft since (per usual) the Browns have the top pick and (per usual) need a quarterback. But then again they may let him slip, or go with another QB meaning that Rosen, who this last season threw for 3756 […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: N.C. State DE Bradley Chubb

N.C. State defensive end Bradley Chubb is an impact player who many teams will have their eyes on when the NFL Draft takes center stage this offseason. Touted as the best defensive player in the draft by many, he’s a talent that could make a huge impact on a team right away depending on where […]

Vikings Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Penn State RB Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley is a dynamic player who some have going as early as #1 to the Browns in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. Today we give you a look at what this big-time player has to offer wherever he ends up in the draft. NFL.com Scouting Report by Daniel Jeremiah What I liked: I’ll do […]