Minnesota Vikings: Should They Trade Down a First or Second Round Draft Pick?

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Vikings are still attempting to recover from the dire straits of when former head coach Brad Childress left the team. With players that showed little to no improvement over the years, the Vikings are re-evaluating whom they should be keeping or letting go. On that note, unless your name is Adrian Peterson, you can bet your job is anything but secure.
With an offensive line that requires a major overhaul, a secondary seeking an identity, and not to mention a franchise quarterback, the Vikings needs are stacked pretty high. Fortunately, the money may be on their side.
Mr. Controversy himself Brett Favre takes with him a $20 million contract into retirement, a significant portion at this juncture. Add in the likeliness of players like WR Bernard Berrian (2011: $6.9 million), LG Steve Hutchinson (2011: $6.68 million), FS Madieu Williams (2011: $5.4 million), Anthony Herrera (2011: $2.65 million) and possibly even LT Bryant McKinnie (2011: $4.9 million) that are due big money ...

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