2010 NFL Draft: How Toby Gerhart’s Selection Affects Adrian Peterson

April 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It came as a mild surprise to learn on Friday that the Minnesota Vikings had selected hard-hitting running back Toby Gerhart with the 51st pick in the NFL Draft.
Minnesota, who arguably still are in need of a young quarterback that can stand behind Brett Favre should he choose to return next season, have gone against most peoples strong opinions and drafted a running back that was arguably amongst the best in the nation throughout his college career.
For the Toby Gerhart fans out there like myself, I think I speak for everyone in saying there is no better fit for Toby Gerhart than the Minnesota Vikings. 
An argument can be made against why the Vikings chose Toby Gerhart over a quarterback that looked to be Brad Childress' sole priority, but after careful consideration a Toby Gerhart acquisition makes all the more sense.
Although this move makes the Minnesota Vikings all the more dangerous on the running game, and noticeably puts them in prime position to once ...

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