ESPN writer John Clayon writes: "Vikings general manager Rick Spielman proved to be the shrewdest among the wheelers and dealers. He was able to get three additional picks from the Cleveland Browns and still get the player the Vikings wanted."
White House names MN as location for federal test-to-treat COVID sites
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Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
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South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
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Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
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Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
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3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
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Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
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Vikings 'more than willing' to listen to offers for No. 3 pick
The Vikings have the third overall pick in the NFL draft this year, but that doesn’t mean they’ll keep it. Vikings GM Rick Spielman says he’ll be very busy on draft day, telling the NFL Network that if someone wants to “come up and get our pick, we’re going to be more than willing to listen.”
Vikings focus on 2012 NFL draft
The Vikings are set to pick third in April's NFL draft. The Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams pick before Minnesota. Cleveland and Tampa Bay will follow the Vikings. Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is considered an overall top prospect. The Vikings (3-13) finished their miserable season Sunday, matching their worst record in franchise history.
Indians draft Rochester high school pitcher Mitch Brown
The wait is over for Rochester Century senior Mitch Brown. He was selected today by the Cleveland Indians in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft. Brown was taken 79th overall.
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.
Report: Childress likely to be named Browns' offensive coordinator
The Cleveland Browns have reportedly narrowed their search for an offensive coordinator down to two names -- Brad Childress and Mike Sherman. Sherman is expected to take a job with the Dolphins, so it could be a matter of days before the Browns hire Childress to run its offense, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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