The general consensus is that the Vikings had a strong draft, as they rank in the top ten in average draft grade from a sample of over 25 writers. Landing two immediate starters on the offensive line, a couple explosive weapons, and several intriguing defensive pieces should make this team better in 2021.
Note: This article originally appeared on our sister-site, PurplePTSD.com. Everson Griffen played for 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, and if you believe the Twitter account ‘NFL Rumors,’ the EDGE rusher might be heading northward again.
For the last few off-season’s, Minnesota Viking fans have pondered about the possibility of Minnesota legend Larry Fitzgerald joining the purple. Fitzgerald, who is in the latter part of his NFL career is currently a free agent.
The two most important picks the Vikings made in the 2021 NFL Draft, at least in terms of immediate impact, were Virginia Tech left tackle Christian Darrisaw in the first round and Ohio State guard Wyatt Davis in the third.
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For the first time since 2002, the Vikings selected two offensive linemen within the first three rounds during last week’s NFL Draft. With the selections of first-round tackle Christian Darrisaw and third-round guard Wyatt Davis, Minnesota was able to pencil in its Week 1 starting offensive line.
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On Tuesday, Pro Football Focus outlined the best draft classes from the 2021 NFL Draft in a piece authored by Michael Renner. The Minnesota Vikings slipped inside the Top 10, thanks to two crucial draft choices — left tackle Christian Darrisaw and offensive guard Wyatt Davis.
The Vikings officially announced the signing of 11 undrafted free agents on Wednesday. That brings the roster to 84 players, leaving six more spots. It's an interesting UDFA class for a number of reasons.
The Vikings, who originally held the No. 14 overall pick, called the Giants about moving up to No. 11. But the QB-needy Bears were willing to give New York a massive haul to trade up from No. 20 to No. 11.