Found April 19, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Speilman indicated that they’ll be choosing between three prospects when it comes down to who they’ll draft with the 3rd overall pick in next week’s draft. Those players are USC left tackle Matt Kalil, LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne and Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon. “What you’re saying (to the staff) is, ‘All these guys have equal ability,’ ” Spielman told the Pioneer Press. “What do you want? Do you want the receiver? Do you want the tackle? Do you want the corner?’ ” I believe that at the end of the day the Vikings know that taking Kalil over Blackmon and Claiborne is the smarter choice and that’s what I expect them to do.
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