Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has publicly expressed interest in trading the No. 3 pick in the draft to stockpile early round picks. However, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Rams will trade the No. 2 pick, likely to a team hoping to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. Such a deal would lower the Vikings' chances of a blockbuster trade.
Body found tangled with debris in the Mississippi River
The individual's name has not yet been released.
Around 100 kids run from carnival fight into Northtown Mall
Police say a large fight was happening on the ferris wheel before kids fled into the mall.
Former state senator Scott Jensen endorsed by GOP for governor
Jensen beat to multiple other hopefuls for the endorsement at Saturday's convention.
2 men die at the scene of shooting in north Minneapolis
Both men died at the scene.
NWS already monitoring Thursday for severe weather in MN
Monday-Wednesday should be fantastic weather in Minnesota.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Robert Griffin III entering NFL Draft
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III is going pro. The dual-threat quarterback from Baylor is expected to be drafted within the first six picks of the draft. The Vikings hold the No. 3 pick in the draft, but are believed to be satisfied with Christian Ponder and Joe Webb at quarterback.
Charley Walters: Fans of Alabama's Trent Richardson have their eyes on Vikings' No. 3 draft pick
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said trade talks are starting to heat up as draft day approaches. He wouldn't name any teams, but speculation points to Tampa Bay possibly trade up from pick No. 5 to No. 3 and take running back Trent Richardson. If that's the case, the Vikings could still take Matt Kalil, Morris Claiborne or Justin Blackmon, and receive extra picks.
Win over Washington is one the Vikings might be wishing they could take back
The Vikings' Christmas Eve victory over the Washington Redskins last season might turn out to be one of the costliest wins in franchise history. If the Vikings lost that game, they would be in prime position with the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. Instead, the Rams got the No. 2 pick and a ton of leverage in the trade market.
ESPN's Schefter believes the Vikings won't draft left tackle Matt Kalil
ESPN's Adam Schefter believes the Vikings won't use the No. 3 pick in the draft to select Southern California left tackle Matt Kalil. He made the claim in and Q & A session with fans, although he does acknowledge the Vikings have not finalized their decision.
Vikings use seventh-round to draft Audie Cole and Trevor Guyton
The Vikings wrapped up their 2012 draft by selecting North Carolina State linebacker Audie Cole and California defensive end Trevor Guyton. Minnesota traded their third pick in the final round to the Tennessee Titans for a sixth-round pick in 2013.
Vikings add 11 players on the final day of the NFL Draft
The Vikings also added a pair of 2021 picks via trade.
You Can Get BMTN Special Offers!