Tuesday Apr 30
Projecting the Impact for Each Vikings 2013 Selection
The Vikings' three first-round selections, Sharrif Floyd, Xavier Rhodes and Cordarrelle Patterson, will be expected to contribute in 2013.
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1.5 Hours Into the Draft: Who's Left and What Does it Mean?
We've cruised through the first 16 picks of the draft, and the Vikings finally have a chance to see how the board shapes up as they approach picks 23 and 25.
Vikings make big splash at end of 1st round
Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson from Tennessee stands with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell aafter being selected 29th overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Vikings make 3 first-round selections
Five minutes after Rick Spielman stepped to the podium and started to talk about Florida defensive tackle Shariff Floyd and Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes, the Vikings GM was sprinting back to the team's draft room to complete another deal.
Vikings draft DT Sharrif Floyd with 23rd pick in first round
The Vikings found their defensive tackle of the future with the 23rd pick in the NFL draft Thursday, April 25, but they did it by landing a player who wasn't expected to be available so late.