Posted April 26, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Sharrif Floyd
The Vikings calculated a lot of possibilities for what could happen in the first round, but even GM Rick Spielman didn’t think he would get lucky enough to get DT Sharrif Floyd.

Enthusiasm followed Vikings' three picks to Winter Park

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Sharrif Floyd, Xavier Rhodes and Cordarrelle Patterson finally made their way to Minnesota on Friday morning, finishing a whirlwind NFL draft tour started at Radio City Music Hall in New York City the night before. The trio the newest Minnesota Vikings after being taken with the 23rd, 25th, and 29th selections were picked up from the airport in a limousine...

Vikings Should Be Charged With Larceny After Stealing Sharrif Floyd, Xavier Rhodes in First Round

The Minnesota Vikings might want to lay low for a while, because they may be wanted men. With two picks in the first round coming into Thursday night, the Vikings were set to make some noise in this year’s draft. But instead of a loud thud, like in year’s past, they came away with a loud roar of applause. First, the Vikings jumped on defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, who fell hard...

NFL Draft Day One: Vikings Get to Peacockin'

The Minnesota Vikings made out like gang busters Thursday night during the first round of the NFL draft. They stayed pat with their first two draft picks at 23 and 25, walking away with players who were expected to go much higher than that slot in DT Sharrif Floyd and CB Xavier Rhodes, respectively, then traded back into the first round at 29 to draft WR Cordarrelle Patterson. This...

First-round trade leaves Vikings without Day 2 picks

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. General manager Rick Spielman and the Minnesota Vikings worked overtime on the first night of the NFL Draft, securing three first-round picks and even making an under-the-radar move in free agency Thursday to pick up backup defensive end Lawrence Jackson. Friday might end up going down as a day of rest. The Vikings drafted Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd...
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