Combine Video Interviews: DEs Harvey, Merling

The Vikings might not have a first-round draft pick or a pressing need at defensive end if the Jared Allen trade goes through. However, if it doesn't go through, Derrick Harvey and Phillip Merling are two defensive ends they would have to consider.

The Vikings are bidding strongly for the services of Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Jared Allen before the 2008 NFL Draft, but if they don't get Allen, they will have to strongly consider two defensive ends that have a chance to be there at the 17th pick. We take a look at their video interviews with the media from the February NFL Scouting Combine.

DE Derrick Harvey:

DE Phillip Merling:

Whether or not the Vikings get a trade finalized for Allen, they could also go for a defensive end in late rounds of the draft. Here is one such player and his Combine video interview:

DE Johnny Dingle:

And, finally, just in case you were interested, we take a look at the media interviews with two defensive ends the Vikings have no shot at drafting:

DE Chris Long:

DE Vernon Gholston:

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