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Kirkpatrick, Floyd to visit Vikings

Alabama defensive back Dre Kirkpatrick and Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd will visit the Vikings next week, according to the Pioneer Press. Meanwhile, NFL.com's Gil Brandt reports the Vikings have recently worked out Memphis defensive tackle, Dontari Poe.
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Alabama defensive back Dre Kirkpatrick and Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd will visit the Vikings next week, according to the Pioneer Press. Meanwhile, NFL.com's Gil Brandt reports the Vikings have recently worked out Memphis defensive tackle, Dontari Poe.

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