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Kiper likes some DTs for the Vikings

Mel Kiper picked a receiver for the Vikings in the first round of his mock draft, but he admitted he considered a defensive tackle for them. That's a position of tremendous top-end depth this year. Kiper gave his analysis on several potential first-rounders for Minnesota, as well as some mid- and late-round DT prospects.

There is good news for Vikings fans if Mel Kiper's assessment of the draft holds accurate: Positions of need, like defensive tackle and linebacker, are also positions of depth in the 2013 draft. Last year provided a lot of "tweener" candidates, those who could play a pass-rushing defensive end spot in a 4-3 defensive scheme or be a rush linebacker in a 3-4 defense. This year, defensive tackles are...

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