The Minnesota Vikings wrapped up the final day of the NFL Draft by adding six players.
Willie Beavers, OL
- Drafted in the 4th round (No. 121) from Western Michigan University.
- Beavers played mostly left-tackle in college but in an interview with Sirius XM radio, Mike Zimmer said Beavers will spend this season at guard.
Kentrell Brothers, LB
- Drafted in the 6th round (No. 160) from the University of Missouri.
- Brothers made 155 tackles last season and according to Andrew Kramer of 1500-ESPN he will add some value on special teams.
Moritz Boehringer, WR
- Drafted in the 6th round (No. 180) from Germany.
- Boehringer has only been playing football for five years. He started playing after watching Adrian Peterson videos on YouTube.
- He is also the first player to ever be drafted straight from Germany.
David Morgan, TE
- Drafted in the 7th round (No. 188) from the University of Texas-San Antonio.
- Minnesota traded with Miami for the second time this weekend to acquire Morgan.
- He's the first player to be taken from UTSA.
Stephen Weatherly, LB/DE
- Drafted in 7th round (No. 227) from Vanderbilt University.
- Weatherly played mostly linebacker in college but the Vikings listed him as a defensive end. Chris Tomasson reports that Weatherly can contribute to special teams too.
Jayron Kearse, S
- Drafted in the 7th round (No. 244) from Clemson University.
- Kearse is the second player the Vikings have drafted from Clemson this weekend.
All-in-all the Vikings drafted eight players over the weekend: four on offense and four on defense.