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2017 NFC North Standings

  1. Minnesota Vikings (13-3)
  2. Detroit Lions (9-7)
  3. Green Bay Packers (7-9)
  4. Chicago Bears (5-11)

Vikings Draft News

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PODCAST: Ross Tucker Joins the NFL Talking Heads

The NFL Talking Heads are joined by Ross Tucker to talk the 2018 NFL Draft QBs and much more. Jeff and Seth also discuss their top 10 fantasy landing spots across all positions.

PODCAST: Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft

Host Parker Hurley brings in co-host Brian Harker to go through each others 7-round mocks. The two go round for round on who they think the Steelers should and will select, giving explanations for each pick.
Apr 9, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton (5) guards Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) in the fourth quarter at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Playoff Series Preview: Trail Blazers vs Pelicans

The 3-6 matchup in the west looks to be one of the tightest and most entertaining in the NBA. Here, we have two teams that before the All-Star break were firmly in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race. The Blazers sat at 27-24 and the Pelicans sat 28-23. After the All-Star break, both of these teams proved that they were not like the rest in the West. Both teams went on big win streaks.
Nov 4, 2017; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies wide receiver Dante Pettis (8) takes the ball back 64-yards for the NCAA record breaking punt return for touchdown against the Oregon Ducks during the second quarter at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings Draft Prospect: WR Dante Pettis

Name: Dante Pettis Position: Wide Receiver School: Washington Height: 6'1" Weight: 192 Stats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3HvOFGw_G0 Size Pettis is slight at just 192 pounds and lacks the physicality to play outside on a regular...

Matthews: “I wanted to go to a place where I could truly grow”

Jordan Matthews had his first session with the Patriots media after signing a one-year deal with the team last week. One of the reasons he signed with the team was that he wanted to grow as a player and a man.

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2018 Draft Selections

2018 NFL Draft
April 26th-28th

Round 1, Pick 31 (31st overall)

Round 2, Pick 9, 10, or 11

Round 2, Pick 31, (63rd overall)

Round 3, Pick 31 (95th overall)

Round 4, Pick 36 (136th overall)

Round 6, Pick 31 (205th overall)


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Latest Vikings News

Are The Vikings One OL Away From Elite?

Heading into the 2018 season, are the Vikings one more good offensive linemen away from having an elite group? Not quite, but they are almost there.

Vikings Draft Prospect: OT Orlando Brown

Name: Orlando Brown Position: Offensive Tackle School: Oklahoma Height: 6'8" Weight: 345 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgnr_kvbJgU Size Brown's size is the primary attribute keeping him in the discussion as one of the better tackle...

Brooks: Vikings 7-Round Mock Draft 1.0

With the NFL Draft less than three weeks away, the Minnesota Vikings are in the midst of making final preparations for an incoming class of new rookies who they hope will put the finishing touches on the roster that will compete in 2018.
Jan 1, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Central Florida Knights defensive back Mike Hughes (19) returns a kickoff against the Auburn Tigers in the fourth quarter in the 2018 Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings Draft Prospect: CB Mike Hughes

Name: Mike Hughes Position: Cornerback School: Central Florida Height: 5'10" Weight: 189 Stats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD6Z3_6GQks Size Although a little undersized for the typical outside corner, Hughes makes up for it with a solid...
Nov 12, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) runs the ball against the Green Bay Packers during a game at Soldier Field. The Packers won 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Grading the Vikings’ Other Free Agent Signings

Kirk Cousins and Sheldon Richardson ruled the Vikings' free agency headlines, and rightly so. However, general manager Rick Spielman made a couple other shrewd...
Aug 30, 2014; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers safety Ian Simon (21) tackles South Dakota State Jackrabbits wide receiver Jake Wieneke (19) during the second half at Faurot Field. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

FCS, D-II, D-III Players at Vikings’ Top-30 Event

The Vikings hosted a number of the their 30 allotted official visits this week in an event at their facility. The team typically does...
Oct 29, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King (7) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The Case for Marquette King and the Vikings

Vikings Free Agency Presents: Marquette King. After just getting cut by the Raiders, King is officially on the market and has heard from the Vikings. Should they sign him?
BLACKSBURG, VA - SEPTEMBER 9: Defensive tackle Tim Settle #4 of the Virginia Tech Hokies in the first half against the Delaware Fightin Blue Hens at Lane Stadium on September 9, 2017 in Blacksburg, Virginia. Virginia Tech defeated Delaware 27-0. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

Vikings Draft Prospect: DT Tim Settle

Name: Tim Settle Position: Defensive Tackle School: Virginia Tech Height: 6'3" Weight: 335 Stats: Size The frame is the first thing that jumps out about Settle. He is a massive man,...
Dec 10, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) makes a catch against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings sign veteran receiver Kendall Wright

The Vikings replaced one Wright with another. Two weeks after letting Jarius Wright go, Rick Spielman signed former Bears and Titans wide receiver Kendall...