Minnesota Vikings: Don’t Mock Me, Who Will The Vikings Take in The 1st Round?

February 18, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For the Minnesota Vikings, there are as many first-round draft predictions as there are holes in their free-agent rich roster.
A partial list of Vikings' free agents—highlighted by wide receiver Sidney Rice on the offensive side and linebacker Chad Greenway on the defense—includes defensive linemen Pat Williams, Ray Edwards and Brian Robison; defensive backs Lito Shepard, Eric Frampton, Frank Walker and Husain Abdullah; linebacker Ben Leber; wide receivers Greg Lewis, Hank Baskett and Jaymar Johnson; offensive lineman Ryan Cook; quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and field goal kicker Ryan Longwell.
The Vikings have needs at just about every position, with quarterback being the most glaring.
Of the three quarterbacks from 2010, Brett Favre has retired (again), Joe Webb may be transitioned to wide receiver, and the only way Tarvaris Jackson will remain in the lineup is as a backup.
Second to quarterback, the wide receiver corp and the defensive backfield have e...

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