Originally posted on DraftSeason  |  Last updated 5/14/14
Round 1, Pick 9 | Anthony Barr LB, UCLA Analysis: Not going to lie, this pick dropped my jaw a bit. Not because I didn’t like it, just that it was a bit of a shock to the ole system. The name was tossed around early in the draftseason but Barr had little to zero steam to the Vikings leading up to draft day. Some think he was a reach at 9, but his freakish ability wouldn’t have last to terribly long after the Vikings regardless. What gets me excited about this is the way Zimmer is already talking about the different ways he plans to use him. Look for Barr to come in as a rookie and bet he CP84 of the defense, lining up all over the place doing a handful of things to help add a jolt to the Vikings defense. Grade for Anthony Barr | B-   Round 1, Pick 32 | Teddy Bridgewater QB, Louisville Analysis: Well it is finally official, the Vikings have once again tapped into round 1 looking for that franchise quarterback. Spielman managed to get multiple picks at the end of round 1 for the 3rd ...
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