2010 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings’ Draft Appears To Be Going Downhill…Fast

April 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Minnesota Vikings came into this draft with several big needs, including defensive back, quarterback, and offensive lineman.
With two second-round picks after trading out of the first round to the Detroit Lions for the Lions' second-round pick, seventh-round pick, and swapping fourth-round picks, the Vikings' draft appeared to be heading in the right direction.
The Vikings' first pick, 34 overall, they selected cornerback Chris Cook. I was all in favor of drafting Chris Cook, but I didn't think it would be this early.
At 6'2" and 212 pounds, Cook is a big cornerback with good coverage skills. Not only that, but he can possibly play safety.
Overall, I think this is a good pick for the Vikings.
After that pick, Vikings fans didn't have to wait too long before another future Viking name was called, Stanford running back Toby Gerhart.
That's right, the Vikings selected a running back to replace third-down specialist Chester Taylor in the second round, show...

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