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.
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Why the Vikings might want to consider a playmaker over a star LT like Matt Kalil
The Vikings will have a lot of options when they go on the clock with the No. 3 pick in April's NFL Draft. They might be able to take USC left tackle Matt Kalil. However, none of the starting left tackles for playoff teams last season were taken in the top-five of the draft.
Blockbuster deal on draft day likely belongs to Rams, not Vikings
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.
Muench: Vikings interested in Hill?
Speculation and rumors will continue to pour in as the NFL Draft approaches. The latest rumor comes from Scout Inc.'s Steve Muench. He believes the Vikings could be interested in drafting Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill with pick No. 35 in the second round.
Vikings take Jarius Wright, Rhett Ellison and Greg Childs in 4th round of draft
The Minnesota Vikings grabbed Arkansas receiver Jarius Wright with their first pick in the fourth round. They also picked up Southern Cal tight end Rhett Ellison and Arkansas receiver Greg Childs with their second and third selections in the fourth-round of the NFL draft Saturday.
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.
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.
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