Vikings draft 6 players in final day of the NFL Draft


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.

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