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Stability at QB gives Vikings chance to fill other needs

Stability at QB gives Vikings chance to fill other needs

Spielman and Zimmer jump at pass-catcher while getting’s good
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  • Can Vikings find another starter at pick No. 54 like they did i…

    Can Vikings find another starter at pick No. 54 like they did in 2009?

    startribune.com 45 minutes ago
    The Vikings are set to make their second pick of the 2016 NFL draft tonight at No. 54 overall, a draft slot that has produced a few productive players over the past decade, including the team’s longtime starting right tackle. The past 10 picks at that d…
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  • Rand and Gonzalez: Vikings get their big receiver

    Rand and Gonzalez: Vikings get their big receiver

    startribune.com 10 hours ago
    The first round of the NFL draft played out in favor of the Vikings and they got their big wide receiver in Laquon Treadwell. Recap the night with Michael Rand and Jason Gonzalez from the Vikings draft party.
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  • Spielman's draft record with Vikings should be admired

    Spielman's draft record with Vikings should be admired

    The Vikings have fared well in the draft with Rick Spielman involved in the decisionmaking.
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  • Ole Miss tackle drops in draft like now-rising Viking DE Griffe…

    Ole Miss tackle drops in draft like now-rising Viking DE Griffen did once

    startribune.com 10 hours ago
    After an embarrassing draft night the question now is, can Laremy Tunsil recover as well as Vikings DE Everson Griffen?
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  • Wentz proud of North Dakota upbringing; Fitzgerald offers advic…

    Wentz proud of North Dakota upbringing; Fitzgerald offers advice to NFL draft class

    startribune.com 15 hours ago
    North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz used The Players Tribune to help squash any doubts people might have about his toughness.
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  • An important draft leading into a critical 2016 season for the …

    An important draft leading into a critical 2016 season for the Vikings

    startribune.com 19 hours ago
    The last time the Vikings won the division prior to 2015 was 2009. In the draft following that season, in late April 2010, the Vikings acted like a team that already had plenty of good players on their roster and didn’t need much immediate help. They tr…
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  • Final mock draft roundup: Two big receivers are popular Vikings…

    Final mock draft roundup: Two big receivers are popular Vikings picks

    startribune.com 22 hours ago
    With the first round of the 2016 NFL draft now just several hours away, all of the draftniks around the country have hit send on their final first round mock drafts and released them into the world for public consumption. To make it easy for you, as we …
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  • Recent history suggests Vikings can expect solid player at pick…

    Recent history suggests Vikings can expect solid player at pick No. 23

    startribune.com Apr 28 (yesterday)
    The Vikings, barring another first-round trade, will be on the clock a little later on tonight with their 23rd overall pick. So what kind of talent can they expect to find in that slot? Let’s take a look at the history of the pick. In the past decade, t…
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  • First-round picks: Can you pass this Vikings draft quiz?

    First-round picks: Can you pass this Vikings draft quiz?

    startribune.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    The NFL draft starts Thursday and we have a series of Vikings draft quizzes for you through Saturday. Today's quiz is about first-round draft picks. Can you handle it?
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  • Vikings need a receiver, but the reality of draft night might n…

    Vikings need a receiver, but the reality of draft night might not be as predictable

    startribune.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    The obvious choice is for the Vikings to take a wide receiver in Thursday night's first round of the NFL draft. But a case can be made for other positions of need as well.
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  • Draft day wish lists for Vikings' NFC North opponents

    Draft day wish lists for Vikings' NFC North opponents

    startribune.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    Packers hope for an ILB, Lions want line help and the Bears need … a lot.
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  • Minnesota Vikings-Wells Fargo sign dispute continues

    Minnesota Vikings-Wells Fargo sign dispute continues

    startribune.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    Dispute is over the height of two signs atop the Wells Fargo towers adjacent to the new U.S. Bank Stadium
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  • This year’s first round could see five quarterbacks drafted

    This year’s first round could see five quarterbacks drafted

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    In 1999, the first round of the NFL draft saw five quarterbacks drafted: Tim Couch to the Browns, Donovan McNabb to the Eagles, Akili Smith to the Bengals, Daunte Culpepper to the Vikings and Cade McNown to the Bears. Since then, the first round of the …
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  • Vikings, Minneapolis want to host NFL draft – possibly as soon …

    Vikings, Minneapolis want to host NFL draft – possibly as soon as 2018

    startribune.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    Team eyeing new facility in Eagan as a possible future site. Other cities also interested in hosting NFL’s signature spring event.
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  • NFL draft prediction: Vikings will take WR Josh Doctson

    NFL draft prediction: Vikings will take WR Josh Doctson

    startribune.com Apr 27 (yesterday)
    Vikings beat writer Matt Vensel predicts the team will choose the wide receiver with their first pick
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  • Vikings draft preview: Competition coming at kicker or at punte…

    Vikings draft preview: Competition coming at kicker or at punter?

    startribune.com Apr 27 (2 days ago)
    In the days leading up to the 2016 NFL draft, which runs April 28-30, we will break down where the Vikings stand at each position group on the roster. Today, we close the series with a look at the specialists. The 2015 season was a roller coaster for ki…
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  • Vikings' draft plan might be safety in numbers

    Vikings' draft plan might be safety in numbers

    startribune.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)
    To help free up Harrison Smith to make more plays, they could draft more talent.
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  • Video - Treadwell fills immediate need for Minnesota 00:57

    Treadwell fills immediate need for Minnesota

    Apr 28
    Field Yates breaks down the Vikings first-round draft pick, former Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell.
  • Video - Dickerson ranks his top five RBs of all time 01:41

    Dickerson ranks his top five RBs of all time

    Apr 28
    Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson joins SportsNation to rank his top five running backs of all time, as well who he believes could be great running backs in the near future.
  • Video - Examing the fit of Treadwell, Nkemdiche with NFL teams 02:04

    Examing the fit of Treadwell, Nkemdiche with NFL teams

    Apr 28
    Kevin Weidl and Marcus Spears look at how former Ole Miss players Laquon Treadwell and Robert Nkemdiche will fit with the Vikings and Cardinals, respectively.
  • Video - Vikings select Laquon Treadwell in NFL Nation mock draft 01:38

    Vikings select Laquon Treadwell in NFL Nation mock draft

    Apr 26
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling explains why Minnesota should take wide receiver Laquon Treadwell in Thursday's NFL draft.