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Minnesota Vikings Top 5 Draft Needs: Offensive line, #1

Pick a spot, any spot After toying with the idea of putting kicker as the #1 need for the Minnesota Vikings going into the 2019 NFL Draft, I decided that I didn’t want to deal with the impending riot and put offensive line up at the top of the list instead. Normally we could break this down into tackle...

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6 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings Top 5 Draft Needs: Defensive Tackle, #2

Linval needs a friend In all the fun and excitement leading up to draft night tonight, I damn near forgot to complete the list of the Minnesota Vikings’ Top 5 draft needs that I had been working on. So far, we’ve looked at running backs, cornerbacks, and tight ends, but now we come to a spot where there’s...

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7 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

The Daily Norseman’s 2019 Mock Draft

Just one, because that’s just how we do it While Ted and I do lots of seven round mock drafts for the Minnesota Vikings during the run up to the draft, I generally only do one first round mock for the NFL Draft as a whole, and that’s what this post is for. I’ve gone through the entire first round and...

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9 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: April 25th, 2019

Thorsday and Draft Day Open Thread Good Morning! It’s the start of one of the greatest weekends of the year! The draft starts tonight and goes through the weekend, Avengers Endgame opens tonight and Game of Thrones continues the final season with episode 3 on Sunday. If you can’t find something to...

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11 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Mark’s NFL Mock Draft - First Round Prediction

Mark puts together what he thinks the first round will look like. Here is a mock draft on what I think could happen and what I would do. The Cardinals have the first pick and almost every mock has Murray being taken with that pick. I don’t think they are going to move on from Rosen just yet because they...

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13 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

2019 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database, Final Version

Total dominance by the offensive line, and an epic comeback to change the top spot Well, the final version of this year’s Mock Draft Database is coming at you late, owing largely to yours truly having to work over the weekend, but now Draft Weekend is officially upon us, and this version is just about...

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14 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Best OL Draft Bets for the Vikings

Which draft picks would be the best fits up front for the purple? The NFL Draft begins on Thursday night, and speculation and thoughts abound about who the Vikings could or should draft with their first round pick. Of course there are always surprises as the draft unfolds, and so it’s hard to predict...

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17 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

DE Brian Robison signs 1-day contract to retire with Vikings

DE Brian Robison signs 1-day contract to officially retire with Vikings, his team for 11 seasons         

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17 hours ago, USA Today, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings 2019 NFL Draft: All the picks, all the trades

All of the best coverage of the Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 NFL Draft in one place Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the 2019 NFL Draft! This will be your hub for everything that’s happening with the Minnesota Vikings at this year’s selection meeting. All of the Vikings’ picks, any trades they might pull...

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17 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

2019 NFL Draft, Day 1: Start time, channel, streaming, and when the Vikings will pick

How can you follow along with all the action? Finally, after lo these many months, the 2019 NFL Draft is finally upon us. Well. . .almost. We are now, officially, less than 24 hours away from the start of the first round of this year’s three-day selection meeting. So, how can you follow along with all...

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18 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Brian Robison signs a one day contract and retires as a member of the Vikings

One of the all time great Vikings has called it a career. #Vikings fans - a special message from your favorite #96, @Brian_Robison. pic.twitter.com/UGmrVzn5cG— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) April 24, 2019 DE Brian Robison, a fourth round pick out of the University of Texas in 2006, signed a one day...

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22 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Make your draft predictions here!

Whether it’s the Vikings or another team, let’s hear what you think will happen! Merry Draftsmas Eve! We are almost here, finally. After a jillion stupid mock drafts (and yes, I contributed none stupid ones) that will maybe be 3-4% accurate, the real one is here. And no matter who does a mock draft,...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Mid-Week Open Thread: April 24, 2019

Oops, I was off by a day yesterday. Merry Wednesday, everyone! Man, I was off by a day yesterday. I’m not sure why my mind decided that the draft was starting on Friday, but it was locked in when I wrote yesterday’s blog. I didn’t get a chance to log on to the thread, but I can only assume that I caught...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

2019 Draft Needs - AFC East, West

The second of several articles that cover the draft needs of other NFL teams It’s my belief that to be as prepared as possible for what will come this weekend, it would be a good idea to look at the various needs of the 31 other NFL teams and how they could affect the needs of the Minnesota Vikings. I...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Norse Code Podcast Episode 274: Revenge is a Dish Best Served Funky as Hell

Arif and James are back to talk about Adam Thielen’s deal, Arif’s yearly consensus big board article, and how Rick will make you love/hate him by round two.  We go in depth on potential trades, pick-ups, how the AAF signings may affect the Vikings draft, and what Kirk Cousins listens to in his van...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

It’s Rickspeak! 2019 Pre-Draft Edition

When Rick Spielman talks, we listen. REALLY listen. Right now, there is an elite fraternity of 32 men who are being paid millions of dollar to try and bluff, lie and cajole their way into the draft class of their dreams, while trying to deny their other 31 fraternity brothers the draft class of THEIR...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Listen: SB Nation Writers Mock Draft Podcast

It’s like football. . .for your ears! The 2019 SB Nation Writers Mock Draft concluded a few days ago, and now we’ve got the whole thing for you in audio form for your listening pleasure. All of the SB Nation football writers took the opportunity to explain who they selected in this year’s Writers Mock...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Vikings announce Scott Studwell is retiring

He has been with the team for over 40 years On Tuesday, the Minnesota Vikings held their final press conference before the 2019 NFL Draft takes place this Thursday. The final announcement of the press conference caused a lot of emotion in Eagan, and with good reason. Rick Spielman has announced that...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Packers Draft Pick History: Corey Bradford beat the Vikings after being picked at #150

The lasting memory of the Packers’ best pick at 150 is a clutch win over the Vikings. The Green Bay Packers hold ten draft picks in the 2019 NFL Draft, and for a team that has a storied, 100-year history, they have predictably made selections in the past at every one of these draft slots. Over the next...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings

Mike Hughes running again at Vikings’ OTAs

A good, positive sign for the defensive backfield Yesterday, while putting together one of my Top 5 Draft Needs posts for the Minnesota Vikings, I had mentioned that there hadn’t been very many updates on the progress of cornerback Mike Hughes, who tore an ACL back in October. Today, through the magic...

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2 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

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