The Vikings were busy again on Tuesday, visiting with three draft-eligible players.
Scout.com first reported last week that the Vikings were setting up a visit with Vanderbilt cornerback Jay Cutler, and on Tuesday Cutler was at the team's Winter Park practice facility. The confident Cutler, at 6-foot-4, 225 pounds, is the third-ranked QB in the draft and is expected go in the first half of the first round on April 29.
The Vikings were entertaining another player who is expected to be a first-round pick, Memphis running back DeAngelo Williams. Williams, 5-10 and 217 pounds, was the object of many Vikings draft prognostications before the team signed Chester Taylor in free agency. Williams is the third-ranked running back in the draft, according to scout.com.
Both Williams and Cutler are considered natural fits with the Vikings' new West Coast system.
The Vikings were also hosting University of Tennessee safety Jason Allen, a 6-2, 223-pound prospect who ranked fifth among safeties in the 2006 draft, according to scout.com.
For in-depth information on these prospect visits previously reported on VikingUpdate.com or audio on them, visit the following links:
Jay Cutler In-Depth Numbers/Analysis/Combine Info
Top QBs Visiting Vikings
DeAngelo Williams Combine Audio I:
DeAngelo Williams Combine Audio II:
Vikings Visiting with Three Prospects
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