With the Vikings reportedly releasing guard Josh Kline, and the offensive line still having room for improvement, many think the Vikings should take an offensive lineman in the early rounds of the draft. However, in a recent mock draft done by CBS Sports, the outlet didn’t have the Vikings drafting an offensive lineman until the third round. That’s when Minnesota chose Georgia … [Read more...] about Vikings don't address offensive line until third round of CBS Sports mock draft
Minnesota has reportedly lost several contributors at cornerback, but is that a bad thing? Trae Waynes and Xavier Rhodes, the two mainstay starters out wide in 2019-20, reportedly signed elsewhere. Rhodes will go to the Colts, and Waynes is going to the Bengals. Mackensie Alexander, the team’s nickel corner, also is reportedly going to the Bengals. That’s a lot of players to … [Read more...] about Could Vikings cornerback Holton Hill step up into a bigger role?
The Vikings haven’t exactly made a splash in free agency, and the players they have re-signed are mostly reserves. On the offensive line, Minnesota will reportedly re-sign Rashod Hill, Brett Jones, and Dakota Dozier. Those players likely won’t be starting 16 games for the Vikings, but in an offseason where several veteran players are reportedly leaving, it’s important to have … [Read more...] about For the Vikings offensive line, depth is a start
In this world without live sports, we’ve got to find something to talk about. Earlier this week, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs helped fill the vacuum with one simple tweet: “Top 5 wideouts to ever play the game . . . GO.” Simms and I did just that on PFT Live, with a five-round draft of [more] … [Read more...] about Who are the best receivers of all time?
More than a week into free agency, plenty of intriguing names remain available — including a trio of No. 1 overall draft picks. So, on Friday’s PFT Live, Peter King and I drafted the available free agents we find the most intriguing. The video is attached. We picked three each, along with an unplanned honorable [more] … [Read more...] about Who are the most intriguing available free agents?
The 2020 NFL Draft is still scheduled to take place April 23-25, giving NFL fans something to look forward to with all that’s going on. The Vikings still haven’t made a ton of splashes in free agency, but they did land a new wide receiver. Tajae Sharpe is reportedly joining the Vikings roster. He can make an immediate impact, but he is not going to be able to replace Stefon … [Read more...] about Vikings need to focus on wide receivers in the 2020 NFL Draft
With the fourth pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Vikings took tackle Matt Kalil. While Kalil made a Pro Bowl in his rookie season, it was all downhill after that and many Vikings fans were happy when he left to sign with the Panthers in 2017 (Kalil hasn’t appeared in a game since). If the Vikings could do it all over again in 2012, who would they draft? Gil Brandt from NFL.com … [Read more...] about If Vikings could do it again, who would they take in 2012 NFL draft?
We’ve written a few times on this site how tackle Trent Williams might be a fit for the offensive line-needy Vikings. Williams is currently with the Redskins and wants out. Could the Vikings be a fit? John Keim over at ESPN says yes. Keim reports that the Vikings “have shown interest in adding Williams.” How would this work? The Vikings have $13.1 million in cap space, per Over … [Read more...] about Report: Vikings have shown interest in trading for Trent Williams
Minnesota has created a lot of positional needs for itself in the offseason. Sports Illustrated discussed those needs, and what other teams in the NFC North need to do in the offseason. The outlet highlighted wide receiver — because of the reported Stefon Diggs trade — cornerback, because of free agency departures — and defensive end because of Everson Griffen. Griffen has yet … [Read more...] about Sports Illustrated addresses Vikings' need at wide receiver, corner and defensive end