An inside look at the NFL Draft from the Vikings point of view
A standout on defense, according to several mock drafts, will be a first-round priority to join the Vikings under new defensive coordinator Brian Flores.
The Minnesota Vikings are in need of defensive help and also may look for their quarterback of the future. Will a QB come via the NFL Draft, trade or free-agent signing, fans just don't know.
The Vikings currently hold the 23rd pick in the first round, and while several successful NFL quarterbacks have come in later rounds (see: Tom Brady, 199th in 2000), so the Vikings have plenty of maneuverability. But a standout on the other side of the ball, according to several mock drafts, will be a first-round priority to join the Vikings under new defensive coordinator Brian Flores.
He’s now free to sign anywhere he wants ahead of next season
On any given play, Metellus might line up deep as a safety, in the slot as a cornerback, or in the box as a linebacker
An official announcement is expected to come on Friday. He was in line to eat up $14.1 million in cap space next season.
Cook is the Vikings' third all-time leading rusher (5,993 yards), behind future hall of famer Adrian Peterson (11,747) and longtime standout Robert Smith (6,818).
Maag signed with the Vikings after workouts with the Eagles, Dolphins and Titans.
The Hawley (Minn.) High School graduate announced Thursday he was retiring from pro football.
He hasn’t partaken in OTAs despite participating in rookie minicamp earlier this month.
It’s similar to last summer when the Vikings hosted the 49ers for joint practices
Jefferson is fresh off a historic campaign during which he had 128 receptions for 1,809 yards en route to being named the NFL’s Offensive Player of the Year.
The 42-year-old brings an aggressive style that has the potential to transform the defense into a powerhouse