2013 Vikings draft board

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2011 NFL DRAFT  Round 1
ROUND 1 (No. 23 overall): Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida
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Predraft analysis
Sharrif Floyd profile
Big man doesn't stress over big fall
Floyd's reaction: Patient during draft slide
Floyd's fall was 'no-brainer' for Vikings
Quick hits from chat
FOXSports.com video reaction and highlights
Photo gallery: Floyd through the years
Fan Reaction/Interaction

ROUND 1 (No. 25 overall, from Seattle): Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State
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Predraft analysis
Xavier Rhodes profile
WR skills, defender's mentality
Vikings go big at CB to combat tall WRs
Rhodes embracing early, daunting tests
Quick hits from chat
FOXSports.com video reaction
Photo gallery: Rhodes through the years
Fan Reaction/Interaction
ROUND 1 (No. 29 overall, from New England): Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
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Predraft analysis
Cordarrelle Patterson profile
A new number 84 in town
Spielman stays busy with final first-day trade
Patterson's versatility too much to resist
FOXSports.com video reaction
Patterson highlight video
Quick hits from chat
Photo gallery: Patterson through the years
Fan Reaction/Interaction
ROUND 3 (No. 83 overall, to New England):
ROUND 4 (No. 102 overall, from Detroit, to New England):
ROUND 4 (No. 120 overall): Gerald Hodges, LB, Penn State
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Predraft analysis
Gerald Hodges profile
Coverage skills Hodges strength
Quick hits from chat
Photo gallery: Hodges through the years
Fan Reaction/Interaction
ROUND 5 (No. 155 overall): Jeff Locke, P, UCLA
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Jeff Locke profile
Locke ready to challenge for punting job
Quick hits from chat
Photo gallery: Locke through the years
Fan Reaction/Interaction

ROUND 6 (No. 189 overall to Tampa Bay):
ROUND 6 (No. 196 overall from Tampa Bay): Jeff Baca, G, UCLA
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Jeff Baca profile
Versatility is Baca's calling card
Quick hits from chat
Photo gallery: Baca through the years
Fan Reaction/Interaction
ROUND 7 (No. 213 overall from Arizona): Michael Mauti, LB, Penn State
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Michael Mauti profile
Mauti pushing to return from 3rd ACL surgery
Video interview: Mauti from the combine
Photo gallery: Mauti through the years

Quick hits from chat
Fan Reaction/Interaction
ROUND 7 (No. 214 overall from Seattle through Buffalo): Travis Bond, G, North Carolina
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Lineman gives truck 'boo-boo' in accident
Photo gallery: Bond through the years
Quick hits from chat
Fan Reaction/Interaction
ROUND 7 (No. 229 overall, from Tampa Bay through New England): Everette Dawkins, DT, Florida State
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Photo gallery: Dawkins through the years
Quick hits from chat
Fan Reaction/Interaction


Round 1: Thurs., April 25 (7 p.m. Central)
Rounds 2-3: Fri., April 26 (5:30 p.m. Central)
Rounds 4-7: Sat., April 27 (11 a.m. Central)
TV Coverage: NFL Network and ESPN
Radio City Music Hall, New York

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ROUND 1 (23rd overall): Original pick
ROUND 1 (25th):
From Seattle
ROUND 2 (52):
Original pick
ROUND 3 (83):
Original pick
ROUND 4 (102):
From Detroit
ROUND 4 (120):
Original pick
ROUND 5 (155):
Original pick
ROUND 6 (189):
Original pick
ROUND 7 (213):
From Arizona
ROUND 7 (214):
From Seattle
ROUND 7 (229): Original pick


First-Round Draft Order | Full Seven-Round Draft Order
Viking Update Mock Draft | Mock Draft, Round 2


QB | RB | WR | C | G | OT | TE | DT | DE | OLB | MLB | CB | S



Vikings' top first-round targets
10 storylines to the draft | Mock drafts have little consensus 
Trading game in play for Vikings | Trade-ups could be too costly
Henderson a possibility at MLB | Draft chat transcript: Vikings targets
Early value surprise for Vikings? | Needs call for early defensive picks  
Vikings position-by-position draft history | Two trade-up targets to watch
Workouts signal Vikings' needs | Fastest riser at Vikings need position
Opinions vary on sleeper CBs | Teams primed for trades 
Depth vs. need at 4 key positions | WR movement: One rises, one falls
Who makes NFL draft calls | Best 2nd-round CBs for Vikings  
 Te'o too good to pass up | Trade-up needed for MLB? 
Best and worst picks in Vikings history | Vikings forced to pick for need
Character a factor in MLB decision | Too many prospect invitees?
Gauging second-tier WRs | Draft chat transcript w/ NFL scout
Picking apart first-round WRs | Character concerns: Skill-position players
Where is the CB value? | Questioning Vikings' MLB options
Draft study good news for Vikings | Vikings dig deep on mid-round WR
 NFL: No violations in questions | Plenty of mid-round CB options 
Kiper likes Te'o for Vikings | Draft value chart outdated?
CB visit garners varying opinions | Return man draws interest
Honey Badger visits Vikings | Workout shows depth of evaluations 
Draft fortunes linked to Rams, Colts | Evaluating trade speculation
Vikings revisit with receiver | QB market creates trade market  
 New unis to be unveiled at draft party | Assessing first-round CBs 
Standard measurables for NFL prospects | Te'o improves 40 time
Stacking the MLB prospects | Could Patterson slip to Vikings?
New-look roster built on drafts | Early linemen will mark draft  
Shift in schemes could help Vikings | Vikings show interest in OL, twice
WRs leave questions at pro days | Pro days helping early-round defenders
 Vikings work out athletic RB | Draft interest emulates Cris Carter 
LB makes ton of sense for Vikings | Vikings draft chat transcript
Replacement LBs for Vikings | Analyst likes two WRs for Vikings
Combine winners and losers | Vikings show interest in raw defender  
Vikings rely on own psych testing | Top 10 combine takeaway
Vikings keep future in mind with interviews | Defense early focus of draft  
Patterson a 'wild card' among receivers | Vikings keep future in mind 
VIDEO: Vikings Google Hangout | Better value at LB?
Combine stars looking to increase stock | LB options best explored early
Vikings double down on WR interview | Vikings to meet with polished receiver
Behind the combine curtain matters more | Mayock assesses WR options
Vikings will interview, assess Te'o | Draft's depth affect philosophy


FoxSportsNext Top 100 Notebook
MOCK DRAFTS: Version 4.0 | V 3.0 | V 2.0 | V 1.0
WR, Part 1 | WR, Part 2

NFC EAST: Dallas | New York Giants | Philadelphia| Washington
NFC WEST: Arizona | San Francisco | Seattle | St. Louis
AFC WEST: Denver | Kansas City | Oakland | San Diego


Fresh Starts | Fresh Starts, Part 2


NFL Scouting Combine Blog: Day 1 | NFL Combine Blog: Day 2
2013 NFL combine attendees | In-depth combine research
NFL combine photo gallery | Scouting combine recent bests
Family matters...no matter the background  | Watson's journey
Carradine battling rehab  | Jordan ascending the charts
Lineman goes from being bullied to combine  | 'Bama Backs: Next in line
RB Lattimore remains inspired  | New QB expectations  
Different paths for WRs to Indy  | Playmaker: WR Tavon Austin  
QB Tyler Bray ready to go  | Joeckel born to be a lineman  
Combine storylines | Fisher's mission almost accomplished
All eyes on Te'o | Te'o survives the media crush


Video: QB Jones moving on up  
QB Nassib meets media  | QB Renfree at NFL combine
From the podium: WR Robert Woods  | WR Keenan Allen credits Cal  
WR Austin's speed on display  | WR Goodwin from combine
WR Hamilton from combine  |  In Depth: Syracuse WR Alec Lemon  
TE Fauria talks combine  | TE Eifert takes the podium
TE D.C. Jefferson at combine  | TE Stoneburner reps OSU  
RB Rex Burkhead | OL Eric Fisher
OL Jonathan Cooper | OL Barrett Jones
C Matt Stankiewitch Combine Exclusive
OL Jeff Baca From Indy | OL Hugh Thornton 1-on-1
OL Ricky Wagner | OL Justin Pugh
OL Brian Schwenke | OL Khaled Holmes
OL Braden Brown | Frederick center stage
DT Sly Williams | DE Ezekial Ansah
DE Alex Okafor | Position change for DE Lemonier?
K Drew Sharp


From the Podium: Leslie Frazier | Rick Spielman from NFL combine
From the Podium: Ted Thompson |
From the Podium: Phil Emery | Trestman from NFL Combine

Tyler Wilson  | Mike Glennon | Johnathan Franklin
Leon McFadden | Sylvester Williams | Alec Lemon
Nico Johnson | Kenjon Barner | Justin Pugh
John Jenkins | Ryan Nassib | T.J. McDonald

Video Recaps:
Day 3 North | Day 3 South | Day 2 
Day 1 South | Day 1 North

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