Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 4/26/12
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman hinted at possibly trading back into the first round while discussing the earlier pick of Matt Kalil and he did just that. After taking Kalil, the Southern California left tackle following an earlier trade, Spielman added another first-round pick in Thursday's NFL draft by trading with the Baltimore Ravens to select Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith. Minnesota traded its second-round pick, the 35th overall selection, and one of its four fourth-rounders, 98th overall, for the rights to move up to the 29th pick in the first round. Smith, the second safety off the board after Alabama's Mark Barron was picked seventh overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will have a chance at becoming an immediate starter with the Vikings, who currently have Mistral Raymond and Jamarca Sanford as the starting safeties. Minnesota was looking to upgrade its secondary after finished 26th in the NFL in pass defense a season ago. The Vikin...
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